No, I don’t want your challenging, fast-paced work environment. Thanks.

Todd Davis
11 min readJan 25, 2024
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Why are companies advertising their unreasonable work environments as if the horror was somehow desirable? Recent job listings for IT jobs look similar to this:

Challenging, fast-paced environment, candidates must thrive in ambiguity, be comfortable wearing several hats, and respond positively to ever-changing and conflicting specs, which are…

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Todd Davis

This is my life. These are my words. If I choose to own my life story, then I can decide how the story ends.