Why You Should Hate Your Job

The case against the work ethic.

The pandemic brought about an unexpected side-effect: The Great Resignation. People have been quitting their jobs like never before. In the US, 4 million people quit their jobs in April and another 4.4 million in September. In the UK, nearly a quarter of employees are planning to leave their jobs in the next six months. People are realising that many jobs simply aren’t worth the effort. This isn’t new – it’s been a long time coming. There has been a gradual recognition that making work the centrepiece of our lives isn’t the path to wellbeing.  But there are no easy solutions short of questioning whether human progress and prosperity should rely on human labour, writes John Danaher. To help us understand where we go from here, we revisit one of our most read articles from 2018.


Do you like your job? Maybe you do, but I think you should reevaluate. At the very least, I think you should be uncomfortable with the fact that you live in a system that co

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jack nelson 22 May 2021

I think we get too tired of working in one place, that's why we need changes in life.