Working 9 to Forever

“You’re probably not very excited to get to the office in the morning, you don’t feel much appreciated while you’re there, you find it difficult to get your most important work accomplished, amid all the distractions, and you don’t believe that what you’re doing makes much of a difference anyway. By the time you get home, you’re pretty much running on empty, and yet still answering emails until you fall asleep.” If that describes you, the NYT is here to explain why you hate work.

+ There are no power lunches. No executive suites. And failure is considered a badge of honor. The Hollywood Reporter compares work life in Hollywood vs Silicon Valley: Clash of the Corporate Cultures. (Here’s the key difference: When you’re a celebrity, people want to have sex with you. When you’re a tech power broker, they want you to fix their printer.)

+ Pacific Standard: Ignoring your co-workers is worse that bullying them. (Unless they’re vesting.)

+ Slate: The advantages of offices without managers.

+ The weird Google searches of the unemployed and what they say about the economy.

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