Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Don’t be a Drone: Some reflections on how people are with their jobs

By: Richard Leo Ramos
salaryman 

There will be heaps of advice, on how you shouldn’t stay too long in one job, and always look for better pay, and higher rank. If you have kids, then it’s even more important to find a job that will take care of them. Once you have more resources, you’ll find time for your hobbies and interests.

It’s the perfect lifestyle. However, you have to ask yourself: does it get to be repetitive? Is it a bit of drudgery? Many people will instantly tell you that, of course, you have to learn to love the job, or at least find a job close to your interests that pays well. And it you don’t like the job, then you should just suck it up and think of the money, and how it can at least give you the chance to afford a nice hobby that you like.

Does that sound fair? Would you bite that apple? If you do, then what you should do is prevent yourself from becoming a drone.

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