English: The purpose of this study was to identify the typical career dilemmas of academic staff
in various career stages within a changing South African higher education institution.
Data were obtained by means of the Delphi technique in order to enable respondents
to reveal their experiences fully. The open-ended question was: Identify the most important
career dilemmas you are currently experiencing within your work environment.
Major career dilemmas identified related to performance management and promotion,
role overload and role conflict, remuneration, management issues, lack of job security, discrimination,
support for research and teaching, training and development, equipment and
working conditions, general support, bureaucracy, change, and transformation.