[PDF / Epub] ☃ On the Clock ✑ Emily Guendelsberger – Vejega.info

[PDF / Epub] ☃ On the Clock  ✑ Emily Guendelsberger – Vejega.info The Bitingly Funny, Eye Opening Story Of A College Educated Young Professional Who Finds Work In The Automated And Time Starved World Of Hourly LaborAfter The Local Newspaper Where She Worked As A Reporter Closed, Emily Guendelsberger Took A Pre Christmas Job At An Fulfillment Center Outside Louisville, Kentucky There, The Vending Machines Were Stocked With Painkillers, And The Staff Turnover Was Dizzying In The New Year, She Travelled To North Carolina To Work At A Call Center, A Place Where Even Bathroom Breaks Were Timed To The Second And Finally, Guendelsberger Was Hired At A San Francisco McDonald S, Narrowly Escaping Revenge Seeking Customers Who Pelted Her With CondimentsAcross Three Jobs, And In Three Different Parts Of The Country, Guendelsberger Directly Took Part In The Revolution Changing The US Workplace ON THE CLOCK Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of The Fastest Growing Segment Of The American Workforce To Understand The Future Of Work In America And Its Present Until Robots Pack Boxes, Resolve Billing Issues, And Make Fast Food, Human Beings Supervised By AI Will Continue To Get The Job Done Guendelsberger Shows Us How Workers Went From Being The Most Expensive Element Of Production To The Cheapest And How Low Wage Jobs Have Been Remade To Serve The Ideals Of Efficiency, At The Cost Of HumanityON THE CLOCK Explores The Lengths That Half Of Americans Will Go To In Order To Make A Living, Offering Not Only A Better Understanding Of The Modern Workplace, But Also Surprising Solutions To Make Work Humane For Millions Of Americans


10 thoughts on “On the Clock

  1. Donna Hines Donna Hines says:

    As a former factory worker salaried 7.25 min wage 10 cent raises as top producer in two departments as a merchandise processor with a 25 one time bonus for associate of the month I know all too well about the American Dream falling to the waste side.For many years I ve been told work harder, success comes to those who work for it, nothing is handed to you.That ideal is what propelled me to keep working hard even after getting h


  2. Kate ☀️ Olson Kate ☀️ Olson says:

    free review copy You ll want to sit down for this No really Go get a cup of coffee and settle in, because I have a LOT of thoughts To start with, here s my rating math for this one Subject matter 5My actual fondness for the writer 2Ability to hold my interest 5Academic content to back up assertions 4Word choice 1Math says my overall rating is 3.4 and I DO recommend this book.Subject matter Since I first read Nickel and Dimed WAY back


  3. Suzanne Suzanne says:

    This is a very good book Look at me being a professional reviewer, lol My actual review goes up on Shelf Awareness right around pub date, but here are my informal thoughts On the Clock both infuriated and entertained me Guendelsberger is a journalist, which means she cites lots of sources and provides a long list of supplemental reading should you wish to do a deep dive BUT she s also funny as hell, having written for places like The Onion T


  4. Samantha Melamed Samantha Melamed says:

    An essential update to Nickel and Dimed, On The Clock turns the drudgery of work in 21st century America into a compelling and elucidating narrative that should be required reading for policy makers, business leaders and anyone else who hasn t held a low wage job in the past decade This book documents the daily realities of those jobs, examines the economic climate that fosters them, chronicles the creepy history of workplace productivity schemes a


  5. Molly Seavy-Nesper Molly Seavy-Nesper says:

    I devoured this book Guendelsberger takes you inside an warehouse, a call center, and a San Fransisco McDonald s and exposes the ways in which technology is making workers lives miserable The book is funny, heartbreaking and enlightening You ll think twice about...


  6. Rajiv Rajiv says:

    On the Clock is must read, this book is equal parts funny and heartbreaking with an eye opening look at how efficiency in business impacts the mental health of regular people and the psychological and evolutionary perspective of what that means who are happy to just have their jobs.If you don t work in the service industry like McDonald s, a call center or an warehouse like Guendelsberger did you know that their jobs are tough, but I didn t have a real apprecia


  7. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    A sobering look at three industries that use low skill workers warehouses, McDonalds, and a call center for several national accounts All of these companies use contractors so that they don t have to provide any benefits All used sophisticated software models to control every minute that employees were in the building Being one minute late, or taking an extra minute in the bathroom, or talking to other employees was stealing from the business Turnover was extremely hi


  8. Pamela Pamela says:

    Look, I haven t held down a job like the ones Emily describes in On The Clock Sure, I ve dealt with low wages, but not with near impossible productivity standards and automated schedules The working conditions that Emily describes unfold like a horror movie And at the end, when she urges us not just low wage workers, but all of us to believe that we deserve better from our workplace, I was moved to tears As upsetting as this book can be, it s also a richly rewarding an


  9. Michelle Michelle says:

    On the Clock is a compelling, eye opening, and necessary read for all Americans Emily Guendelsberger gives us an up close look at what it means to work the daily grind of low wage work Businesses boast that productivity is at an all time high, but at what cost Apparently, the heart and soul of the country.Guendelsberger does such a great job taking us through the three jobs that she took as a journalist undercover , each for about a month or two an warehouse, a customer call center


  10. Joanne Joanne says:

    Wow The author does a fabulous job telling you what it s really like working minimum wage jobs when you ve got no other options She did her research and knows how to present it in a fascinating way Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the advance copy in exchange for an honest review.


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