Refactored 061: "Career Advice"

Wherein Frank has some great negative energy that Chris (blue-blooded corn-fed 'Murican he is) doesn't want to quash.

published Mar 15, 2022
Show Notes

Refactored #061: “Career Advice”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • The guys talk unlimited PTO. The good, the bad, and the ugly. Spoiler: unlimited PTO is not a panacea.
  • Frank thinks companies that don’t pay out unused PTO are scummy. Chris thinks it encourages better utilization.
  • “crunch” is a term used by the gaming industry to mask a systemtically broken corporate culture. The guys debate.
  • Frank brings r/AntiWork into the discussion. The guys have different takeaways on the subject, but two things are clear:
    • There are some real hardships being expressed there.
    • The conclusions/solutions aren’t always pragmatic.
  • Chris preaches about setting boundaries with respect to personal time. He also comes in kinda hot when the phrase “work life balance” comes up.
  • Messrs cabbage and son of Anthony discuss American cultural work identity.
  • … and much more!

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