And looking for people who are willing to work long, unpaid hours! That’s really the rub I’ve found in professional careers.

The open-source all-nighter is a great example of what companies are looking for, because it is unpaid work.

I’d be happy to work 50–60 hours each week and make overtime. But the unwritten rule is that we should all only report 40 hours a week — and I’ve been fired repeatedly for reporting the hours I actually work.

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