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Speaking of cars, in the U.S., General Motors used to have a place called the Jobs Bank, before their bankruptcy. Back then, GM had much more capacity than demand; so entire shifts of people who had nothing to do would go to work at the Jobs Bank. I have heard of numbers in the 5000+ range. I believe all they were doing was sitting around and playing cards and watching TV. GM was not allowed to lay them off, because of union contracts.

So I am lucky, though I forget it sometimes.
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Do you feel you fully understand the vision and purpose of the software project you're working on?
Sure you can be told the "what", but do you have the "why"?
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