The Other Side of Paradise

Glamorous tech startups can be brutal places for workers

The Economist
Mar 8, 2018 · 5 min read

Software firms are supposed to be a paradise for “talent”. Not only are their workers fabulously paid, but they are showered with perks as well. They can gorge themselves on free food cooked by Cordon Bleu chefs. They can snooze in nap pods or, if they feel more energetic, work out in on-site gyms or take yoga classes…

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