If you thought your job was bad, maybe you should speak with some of the employees that work at Zynga, the maker of Farmville and Mafia Wars.
This has to be one of the most eyeopening accounts of what it’s like to give up everything for a company for the sole purpose of going public, then to watch the stock basically evaporate.
No amount of free lunches and free t-shirts can replace the mariages that were lost or the alcohol and depression a lot of these employees suffered.
Working hard is one thing, being driven to the ground with nothing to show for it is quite another.
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