Nobody was born to work. Most children from wealthy Russian families aged 18-24 experience a dramatic and often shocking transition from the state of “I live, I wonder, mom and dad love me” to the state of “go and pay for your life yourself.” This transformation from a butterfly into a dung beetle is especially difficult for introverts and creative people.
A relatively recent VTsIOM survey conducted in May 2019 shows that 21% of working Russians, if they had the means to live, would quit and would never work again. And 22% would change jobs.
It is interesting to understand what causes people to choose their profession. Here they are (percentages are not summarized, it was possible to give several answers): Continue reading