Candid conversations about career choices

Rather than impose my preferences on my children, I want to offer them clear and honest dialogue on how to think through what they pick to do with their lives

Do you have a bulls**t job?

The question has recently become fashionable, after an anthropology professor published a book arguing that meaningless jobs are crowding out caring, creative work.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 27, 2018, with the headline 'Candid conversations about career choices'. Print Edition | Subscribe