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Been here before, I think. Holding, waiting to exhale, waiting for the other shoe to drop.

Restlessness, anticipation of uncomfortable change.

So many of my friends are having similar job-related angst. A lot of it seems to stem from similar conditions: simple lack of respect for them as a human being. Simple things, like common courtesy. SOmetimes more complex things, like realizing that a person is not a machine.

I have my own set of angstiness. I'm pretty aware of where it comes from, and I try to fixulate it. Doesn't always work.

But I'm finding myself stalling. Squirrel dancing, thrashing, being exhausted in every sense of the word.

Gah. Maybe I need to stop for a while. But I don't know how to.

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magicmarmot
Aug. 31st, 2006 07:15 pm (UTC)
Re: Boy can I relate.
I just saw an interesting article that tied the start of that road to Reagonomics.

After ten years spent as a contract engineer, I've seen a lot of businesses; and though they're all different, there have been some real doozies as far as the treatment of employees/contrators/Engineering Resource Units. Some of the stuff I heard was straight out of Office Space and Dilbert.

Keeping us as wage slaves seems to be the idea. If the workers are not allowed to wean off the teat, they are easier to control.

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