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I could do my 8 hour job in 4 hours, but I have to work 40 hours a week, because that's the minimum expected from me. This wasted time is the main reason why I'm working on starting my own company this year.



Eh, one some contracts I've had there was a lot of slack time and so I did the same thing--some would consider that to be double-dipping, but I just call it "using my time to its best advantage." Chuck Palahniuk wrote much of "Fight Club" while sitting in useless meetings.


> Chuck Palahniuk wrote much of "Fight Club" while sitting in useless meetings.

I doubt that's actually true. The only reference to it is in the trivia section on imdb.com.


If I ever finished 8 hours of work in 4 hours, my manager would just give me more work.


thats why employment is messed up. if youre too productive, you just get more work.

if the company manages to fuck up and generates too much work, you just get to do overtime.

no incentive to be efficient.


That's the problem: You're telling him that you did.


Same issue and conclusion for me. I'm leaving the 40 hour work force in 4 months.




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