Essay Why We Work

Words: 1095
Pages: 5

Terrance Ellis
Eng 101 TTH
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
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There was no respect whatsoever for my school schedule, even though we had abundance of staff. So I ended up dropping all of my classes, except for one class on Saturday mornings. There were 6 other hosts, and the only one in school, and despite daily discussions on this point, I was still the only one ever scheduled to open on Saturdays. And why? In the words of the manager I was the only one who would show up when scheduled.” This is something tons of employee's have to deal with. A lot of people relate to this because they were this person. They had to choose their life or their job. While making this choose good workers are drained of their energy and willpower to even work the job. Some quit, while others try to tough it out because they have bills to pay. A college student gives up school for their jobs with nothing in return. Some try to deal with both school and work, failing classes and getting fired from the job and still suffering in their personal life. Because to an employer employee's are worth a dime for every 2 or 3 dozen.
Why we work, I don’t know. There are many reasons why people work. One person may work for one reason and another person for another. If one were to ask someone why they work, their first answer might be, "to earn money." While this may be true for many people, there are some rich people who also work very hard and they surely do not need the money. They must work for other reasons. Although people work