Gratifying our most immediate needs and desires provides bursts of pleasure, but they're usually short-lived. We derive the most enduring sense of meaning and satisfaction in our lives when we serve something larger than ourselves.
How do we live a full, meaningful lives now, while engaging with the technologies of our age? The technologies themselves are generally neither good nor bad; it is the quality of consciousness with which we relate to them that matters.
As an employee, you can be fulfilling your own objectives within such an organization -- not just financially but also your personal ethos and values -- the natural drive to make the most of your life.