Long hours, WFH stress, salary cuts pushing millennials to quit jobs
Quitting a job without another opportunity in hand is often considered a bad step. Maybe even a terrible decision right now. But there are some who don’t want to be stuck in the hamster wheel anymore, even if it means more uncertainty
Madan Rana doesn’t want to reflect on the past week. Most nights he woke up at odd hours feeling anxious, and thinking about how he would manage his rent, household expenses and the school fee of his daughter. Since April, Rana has been paid ₹12,000 a month, an 80% reduction in salary that his employer, an IT company, claims is a result of a drop in business because of the covid-19 crisis. This Monday, he quit his job of nine years.