The Tech Company Meat Grinder

 Art by Henning Wagenbreth for NYT

Art by Henning Wagenbreth for NYT

Too many tech companies are comfortable with a culture that chews employees up and spits them out. The idea that tech workplaces are the modern “sweatshops” is a little dramatic, considering many people around the world work in sweatshops every day, but the conditions at tech companies like Amazon and Hub Spot are still abhorrent for workers. It’s not unfair to expect job security, a healthy work-life balance, and a workplace culture that doesn’t make you cry at your desk. Read a first-hand account by author Dan Lyons at The New York Times.