Certainly, the plight of the jobless is more perilous than that of the … er … jobbed. But with increased demands caused by decreased staff size in many workplaces, it sometimes may feel like the walls are closing in.
Perhaps they are.
According to the L.A. Times, businesses in the 1970s would provide 500 to 700 square feet per employee. Now it’s down to 200. By 2015 it could be … well, put it this way, be careful when you back your chair up.
The reasons are predictable: Employers are cheap. But what caught our eye was the finding that it seems younger workers actually prefer it that way.
(By the way, if you don't get the "Office Space" reference, you can read about Milton here.)