Why We Work Essay

1082 WordsApr 17, 20105 Pages
Terrance Ellis Eng 101 TTH Ms.Tolley Rough write 1 “Why we work” by Andrew Curry was very informational and resourceful. So it was not hard for me to agree with him about employees being stressed out and discontent with their jobs. Andrew gives multiple reasons to agree with him. Most of the reasons come from experience from my past and present jobs. Others reasons come from economy problems. I agree with Andrew because I to was stressed out and discontent at my past job Applebee's. First the story itself was great. It informed me on how back in the 1900's job lost was never a big problem. Andrew explained how the people who had jobs only wanted time off from work. Andrew then explains how the work industries have limited job openings…show more content…
The host has a chart with all the tables and booth's open and 90% of the time booths are not open. So they pray that one is not asked for. After the host tell there will be a 10-15 minute hold, the host get the crazies face a person can give another. The customer then gets upset because no one got finished eating within the 10-15 quote. See people have forgotten what quote means and takes it upon their selves to get the manager. Then the manager later yells at the host because they had to give out free food. Now this happens every day as a host till you gets a bold customer and they call corporate and the host gets fired. The last thing agreeable is how employees are not content with their jobs. Jobs in general are offering little growth. Not only are employee's not getting promoted but they’re not getting benefits any more also. Employers are treating employees like animals and replaceable figures. Employees are worth something to an employer a dime and every 2 or 3 dozen. So employee's have to settle for lower wages and long hours. Well others have given up respect for their selves and time from their own personal life. And if they don’t like what they are getting they will be fired. For this example I used a source http://www.jobvent.com/applebees-job-reviews-C5728?PageNum=2. Many have put how they felt about their job at Applebee's on this. A person from Corpus Christi, TX put this on the site 09/03/2009 “As for
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