Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Do they mean us?

What do you think of when you hear the words pen-pusher? Bowler hat? Pinstriped suit? Gold-plated pensions? Yep, it's the public sector, or civil service, which includes the National Library of Scotland. It's striking how the image of the public sector or civil servants hasn't changed much over the years; we're still seen as "pen-pushers" (or even bowler-hatted penpushers!)

The Cabinet Office has a list of mythbusters on its website for those who wish to learn more...

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