Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Philosophizing about work life

Here's an interesting take from Alain de Botton about why we have HR departments as well as other commentaries on wasting time and workaholism.

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de Botton
Want to hear more of de Botton's views on office life today? Check out his book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, which is a witty and insightful exploration of why people work the jobs they do, and wind up either feeling fulfilled or completely deflated. A worthwhile read for anyone who has ever had to make an honest living by working at a job.

$32.99 (hardcover) at


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