The title post above needs no introduction unless you were fortunate enough to be on a private island for the past thirteen year. Office space the movie still holds up, quotes can be heard in offices all around America. I think its because so many of us connect with the characters, living through their coma like lives. Going though the motions performing dull tasks.
- "Eight, Bob. So that means that when I make a mistake, I have eight different people coming by to tell me about it. That's my only real motivation not to be hassled, that and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired."
Try and fight it, but you know you've been there, working at a job with your only reason to come in and do the work is because you have integrity. As a corporate refugee myself I know the feeling. Switching from one job to the next thinking it might ends up being a career. Always looking for a job is worthy of your talents and one that recognizes your hard work (witch is the true difference between a job and a career). Oh, but what wouldn't you do for that boss that appreciates and advocates for you. That motivation one feels when you are acknowledged for being the best at what you do. Those mementos reminding you of the gratitude the organization has for you makes your career.