There’s nothing wrong with treating a job as just a job, punching in at 8 and out at 5. I have had jobs that either warranted (or elicited) that level of engagement, resulting in an arm’s-length attitude.
Happily, that has not been the case with my current employer: 10up, a WordPress-centric web agency focused on delivering simple (maybe even fun) online publishing experiences.
Today is my two-year anniversary at 10up. I can honestly say that this has been the best job of my life, delivering equal parts challenge and reward. Despite only being here two years, the experience I have gained feels more like a decade’s worth.