Indians, more than others, think their work is useless
Indians are particularly pessimistic about their jobs, with around 12% considering their work socially useless. This is one of the highest proportions in the world behind only Japan, Poland and Israel
Everyone complains about their jobs, but how many consider their work useless? A new study by Robert Dur of Erasmus University Rotterdam and Max van Lent of Leiden University draws attention to this less explored aspect of employment and throws up an estimate on the number of people who do not find their jobs worth doing.