Originally Posted by Protagonist
But even at my agency, there were a lot of employees, from clerks to accountants to auditors to managers, whose whole job seemed to be moving paper from one side of the desk to the other, and who produced no apparent end product other than a pile of dead trees in a box in a holding area deep in a cavern called Iron Mountain that resembles the end scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Those are the folks who got one year of experience thirty-something times, where the only break from the boredom was a dose of tedium.
I can sympathize with them, but at the same time I will always be thankful that I wasn't one of them.
And, I'm sure, thankful they were there to enable and support the interesting job you had.