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A thoughtful essay on 'misemployment'

A thoughtful essay on 'misemployment'

Following our recent post on emotional labour, here's a thoughtful essay on 'misemployment'. It’s a good reminder to make sure that our work contributes in some real way to the common good; that we are making, modestly, a difference. 

"It's not just the most dramatically harmful kinds of work that register as misemployment. We intuitively recognise it when we think of work as 'just a job'; when we sense that far too much of our time, effort and intelligence is spent on meetings that resolve little, on chivying people to sign up for products that - in our heart of hearts we don't admire."

 

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