March 20, 2009
Your Job Sucks
Chances are, your job sucks. Or so says BusinessWeek in their list of "The World's Worst Places to Work." It's a list heavy on developing world urban centers - 6 in India, 5 in China and the rest scattered primarily around Africa and Asia - with a cumulative population of somewhere in the neighborhood of 160,000,000 (based on a quick Wikipedia perusal). Compiled by ORC Worldwide, a global HR firm, the criteria run mainly to poor infrastructure, likelihood of crime/violence, humidity and the fact that "there is little for Westerners in the way of cultural and recreational opportunities."