Management does not want to waste people’s time with what it thinks is irrelevant information
When staff log-on to the Macquarie U intranet they get a screen asking if they are either, “academic” or “professional” staff. The university wants to know, “to help deliver you personalised content.”
And apparently, you can’t press both options, which, a learned reader suggests many staffers are, combining teaching with all sorts of professional staff jobs. “What if you miss out on the necessary content because you’ve selected the ‘wrong’ staff type? Enquiring academic-professional minds want to know,” the LR remarks.