Should you quit your marketing or PR job this year?

Even though the U.S. is still climbing out of a recession and more jobs are becoming automated, the author says it’s a great time to be in the industry.

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The article was by Jim Altucher, a man who has made a living writing articles and blog posts that people have defined as “edgy,” “real” and “raw.” This particular article was titled “10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014.”

To say the article paints a negative picture of the business world would be like saying the Titanic had a few problems.

There is another side to Altucher’s coin, however. If you work in marketing or PR, 2014 could be a fantastic year for you.

This is the basic crux of Altucher’s article: The middle class is dead, everyone hates you, you’re easily replaced and you probably hate your job. If you have ever seen the movie “Brazil,” this article is somewhat reminiscent of that fictional world.

If you have a job right now, Altucher says, you won’t have it for long unless you’re in the corporate suite. Between expensive machines and lower-wage employees, you are being squeezed out of your job. Altucher seems to base this view in part on his own life. He begins the article with a story about how his boss yelled at him and inspired him to quit.

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