How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone

a book by Sarah Jaffe
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Work Won’t Love You Back at San Mateo County Libraries

We’ve all heard the saying, “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Sarah Jaffe’s book, Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone is both a radical idea and comfort to all who have felt betrayed when their jobs couldn’t […]

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Work Won’t Love You Back on Talk Radio Europe

I joined Talk Radio Europe–Spain’s English-language radio station–to talk Work Won’t Love You Back.

Event • Detroit

Loving work will always be unrequited, on Detroit Today

I joined Stephen Henderson on WDET’s Detroit Today to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back.

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Work Will Break Your Heart–And You, on This Is Critical

I joined Virginia Heffernan for her podcast “This Is Critical,” to talk about work, the pandemic, and weird solidarities.

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Take This Job and Shove It on On The Media

Amid the so-called Great Resignation, nearly 39 million Americans have left their jobs. On this week’s On The Media, hear why this trend is a logical response to the cult of work. Plus, when technology makes our jobs harder, maybe being a ‘luddite’ isn’t such a bad thing. 1. Sarah Jaffe [@sarahljaffe], journalist and author of Work Won’t Love […]

Event • San Francisco

How the pandemic has shaken up the job market on KCBS Radio

If you do what you love,  you’ll never work a day in your life. But, how true is that phrase? Especially in a world changed by the pandemic where businesses can’t keep workers and many employees have reached a breaking point. For more on this,KCBS News Anchor Liz Saint John spoke with Sarah Jaffe, reporting […]

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The Case Against Loving Your Job on the Ezra Klein Show

I joined guest host Roge Karma for an episode of the Ezra Klein Show, hosted by the New York Times.

Event • Dallas

It’s Time To Recognize The Value Of ‘Women’s Work’ on Think

The pandemic clarified which jobs are essential – and a takeaway is that many of them are also what is often considered “women’s work.” Type Media Center reporting fellow Sarah Jaffe joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how Covid lockdowns made it clear how much Americans rely on care workers – and how little […]

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Radio Four Today Programme

I was on the BBC’s Today Programme to talk about the labor shortage, employer perks, and why, as ever, Work Won’t Love You Back.

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Work Won’t Love You Back on Moonbeaming

I joined Sarah Faith Gottesdiener on the Moonbeaming podcast to talk about Work Won’t Love You Back.