“Good jobs used to be ones with a good salary, benefits, location, hours, boss, co-workers, and a clear path towards promotion. Now, a good job is one that prepares you for your next job, almost always with another company.”
Jobs aren’t what they used to be and neither are career paths.
Aeon takes a deep dive into how we became a quitting economy — both the factors that led us to this place and the impact it’s had on people, companies, and more.
It’s an interesting look at what happens when “a job becomes a good job if it will lead to another job, likely with another company or organization [and] you start choosing a job for how good it will be for you to quit it.”