A lot of food for thought in the new Aeon article titled The Quitting Economy. It basically better explains everything I’ve thought about the new job market, where companies don’t value long-term employees, so employees must value themselves first.
A favorite quote,
In a society where market rules rule, the only way for an employee to know her value is to look for another job and, if she finds one, usually to quit.
If you are a white-collar worker, it is simply rational to view yourself first and foremost as a job quitter – someone who takes a job for a certain amount of time when the best outcome is that you quit for another job