Working by Studs Terkel gives you in depth information about normal workers. It gives you a sense of experience that the worker is going through and how they feel about their work. It gives the normal Joe a sense of connection to one of the characters. The work that one does nowadays greatly has changed the way we function as a society. At first most people would be in the farming industry. However due to the Industrial Revolution many new jobs have been created thus affecting the options for people to choose. The new jobs have given people a new sense of meaning. While some are positive on the workers many have also have found their working to be meaningless. “Most of us have jobs that are too small for our spirits.” The working shows how work can be difficult but can give one a sense of belonging.