[thelist] Fulltime to freelance

Phil Turmel pturmel-webdev at turmel.org
Tue Nov 25 09:19:32 CST 2008

Randal Rust wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 9:59 AM, Phil Turmel <pturmel-webdev at turmel.org> wrote:
>> Randal Rust wrote:
>>> Save up and build your client list until you have no choice but to
>>> leave your full time job.
>> I'm not so sure about this part.  If your part-time clients are hiring
>> you to do the same kind of work your full-time employer offers, you are
>> competing against your employer.
> Seeing as I didn't do the same thing on the side that I did for my
> employer, and I gave more than my fair share of effort to my employer,
> I don't think that's a very fair assumption to make.

My comment wasn't a blanket condemnation of working on the side--just if 
you are competing against your full-time employer.

If my verbage wasn't clear enough on that, please accept my apologies.



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