"This took me out, has happened to me way too many times"

submitted by Hot_Television_155

· · mastodon-node · 2 · 11 · 17

@DeveloperMemes Deeply annoying. What's worse is the "Oh don't worry I'll pay you" leading to my favourite retort of "I doubt you can afford me."

@DeveloperMemes I've been talking with friends and family about this.
I'm currently under the impression that it's generational.
I think older generations value repeat business over proper valuation of work, but younger generations value getting paid adequately after decades of suppressed wages.

Mind you, my Dad has had the mindset that he should get fairly compensated for a while now, so it's entirely possible my hypothesis is just wrong. :-)

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