Yesterday I wrote of how various interviews over the past 2 or 3 years have failed to produce anything but rejection. I have written about how consulting demands extra hours and how immigration laws impact me. Today I read about Scott’s views on consulting.
40 hours of programming a week is intense. Every company that hires people wants 40, at least. That leaves you sapped, unable to muster the will or strength to work on your own projects.
Working a real job is a win if you’re lazy, greedy, or unmotivated. If you’re average, you fit right in. And if you’re above average, the basic terms of employement and premise of the arrangement is against your interests.