5 BS “Achievements” People Need To Stop Taking Seriously

Read any list of things that motivate employees to work harder and you’ll find that recognition for a job well done regularly outranks money. If I had to guess, I’d say that’s probably because the only people who bother to write lists like those are companies that want to pay you less than you deserve. Still, it’s an interesting idea, and one that I’m guessing isn’t completely without merit.

If you need proof, just consider the countless awards and honors that people spend their entire professional lives working toward, knowing full well that, ultimately, they’re meaningless. Read more on Cracked…