To the Editor:Re “I’ll Never Let Myself Love a Job Again” (Sunday Review, April 11):Like Emi Nietfeld, I felt deeply lost in my early 20s, and when I landed a job at a tech start-up, I thought that I’d been saved.
When I finally left, I swore that I would never love a job again.
After six months at my new job (chosen because I knew that I could never love it), I learned that I couldn’t stand spending 40 hours a week doing work that sparked no passion.
I learned that it is possible to love your job without losing yourself if your employer’s long-term strategy doesn’t rely on burnout.
Instead of telling workers to set boundaries, maybe we should devote more of our public discourse to how companies can inspire employees without exploiting them.
Emi Nietfeld, I’d