Many of us spend most parts of our days at work. And with work-from-home being the need of the hour, the boundaries between home and work have blurred. Which is why it is very important for us to strive for a healthy work-life balance, give ourselves a break, spend time with family and indulge in our hobbies.
In a related discussion, Twitter users recently shared their unpopular opinions, pain points, and qualms they have with the job scene in India. Take a look.
What's an Unpopular Opinion you have about Indian Jobs/Work?
— Sahil Shah 🇮🇳 (@SahilBulla) May 27, 2021
Many people spoke on the issue of overtime and how it is perceived to be a measure of an employee’s productivity. Others shared positive examples of how their companies are giving paid leaves for mental health.
this isn’t unpopular, but everything and quite literally every aspect of most Indian jobs is unbearably toxic, from office politics, the work, the type of work delivered, the choices made to do a task to the end pay for the work
— Some boiiiiii 🍥 (@greymatterthing) May 27, 2021
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Our crazy works hours and high productivity expectations are what will push our country towards middle income status. Every country that has had bursts of growth has had a generation of overworked employees
— Vijay Ramakrishnan (@VijRama) May 27, 2021
No one actually cares how much you work as long as you work overtime. Working more hours a week is what decides your worth, not your productivity…
— whatever I (@_zoo_d) May 27, 2021
That working overtime is an example of a good employee and leaving office on time means you are slacking.
— mitochondria (@clearlynotasimp) May 27, 2021
Don’t know why being inefficient and sitting late is somehow a sign of dedicated employee but completing your job and leaving the office on time isn’t
— Ruchit Shah (@RoohHitHai) May 27, 2021
Interns are expected to keep their opinion and attitude as interns
But Interns are expected to work and get work loaded like the top-tier level.
I think Indian Jobs should welcome more opinions from the interns as this could educate them and also benefit the company
— Eshna Jalan (@jalan_eshna) May 27, 2021
Freelancing a viable career option. It is not as risky as people make it seem, and the money is better than jobs if you have the talent
— Hetu Nandu (@hetu_n) May 27, 2021
4. Importance of a business degree
You don’t need a MBA to be able to run a business
— Janak Priyani (@Janak_Priyani) May 27, 2021
5. Job satisfaction
People these days are so brainwashed by the so called influencers that they think if you have a 9-5 job, your life sucks.
— Snehanjan Mishra (@SarcasmJack) May 27, 2021
6. Some good companies
Organisations are doing more to help their employees than has been highlighted
1. I’m getting a free vaccine dose at the org I work
2. We’re getting additional covid leaves, no questions asked
3. Financially, our company wide insurance has covered all costs.
4. Permanent WFH
— Alok (@alokk14) May 27, 2021
What would you like to add to this list from your personal experience of working in India?