Them or me, or, do tech workplaces suck or do I?

I'm currently in the midst of the first time off (not related to Christmas, Thanksgiving, or New Years, which we all know is not really time off) that I've gotten to take in a good while.

I'm reflecting on work so far, and thinking about where I want to go next/what I want to do next.

I (think) what I look for in a tech workplace is relatively straighforward:

A legitimate question I've been asking myself – am I being unreasonable? Many organizations I've been in fit the above on paper, but fall far short in real life.

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