Every city has its distinct culture that we learn to live in whether we grow up there or moved later in life. Similarly, every city has a unique ecology of employment that every denizen navigates to create a successful career. A common career counselling topic in Adelaide, with its distinctive private sector ecology, is how to choose a career structure that provides a realistic guide what you want to achieve within its limitations and opportunities.
A good example of the career structures can be seen watching contemporary films like La La Land. It captures the central career dilemmas of people looking to realise an idea of a good life that entails the moral ideal of authenticity. The film charts the relationship and career trajectory of musician Seb and actor Mia. It is set in Tinsel Town – the city of light – and its biggest corporate businesses, the studios, are offstage characters.[Read more…] about La La Land: a Career Story