Office is just school for adults
For many, working 9-5 often is considered non-ideal. Instead, wishing to work for themselves or not to work at all.
Some benefits of working at an office that are hard to replicate otherwise are:
We tend to keep office friendships shallow.
But in a lifetime, we make more friends at the office than from school and college combined.
These include people from many different backgrounds and age groups.
Higher-ups in the office want people to take up more responsibility.
A win-win is when there is something you want to do or learn that can help solve a business problem.
All you have to do is ask!
Unlike school, you can pick and choose a lot of things.
Office also provides opportunities to experiment. Try new things out.
Of course, these things are planned within a team and for the benefit of all.
Example: Proposing a new product idea.
Schools have a hierarchy of authority organized by age: Teachers over the students.
Most offices resist age-wise authority. They tend to favor ideas and a person’s past deliveries.
Unstructured time is hard to manage.
The office provides a well-balanced structure for most.
Work provides meaning.
There is nothing that gives more satisfaction than knowing that customers like your product.