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@AmbiScript Yes actually, he has no respect for his employees. The way he seed it is, I have 7 years of HR eperience (wich also means nothing to him btw) but 0 in software development, outside of school. He knows I can't wait to get some RL experience in the latter. So he thinks he can get me to just spend a few days/weeks of my spare time, that I don't have, and I'll magically develop the application we need and he won't have to invest.. Selling it to me as a great opportunity while being absolutely clueless about how unrealistic his request is.
@osiris1337 well, if you are interested in doing it, just don't do it for free...
If you want to give it a go just tell him you will go out of your contract's scope for the company assuming that it is on company time... 2h a day of allocation or 1 full day per week to develop the software he is requesting...
However, he will have to provide you with severs and licences you will require to do the software (if and when needed) and no promises on delivery schedule or quality of the output...
If he wants the work he has to put out as well... Good experience for you but don't ever let anyone take advantage of you or your time ever
Wack68632yMake an estimate how much time it will take and then present him with two options.
Option 1) do it during your working hours.
Option 2) have them pay you for it. With let's say double your current rate (you then might hire a dev to do it ;))
Make sure everything is in written form, as well as an agreed scope, debug, testing, waranty and such.
Pretty sure after that he'll shut up about it...
@Wack @mmcorreia thanks for the advice. I asked for a follow-up and told him I wasn't comfortable with how things ended last week. Tried to make it clear that it's not a lack in motivation and as suggested actually presented him with some very rough cost/time estimates and options. Even showed him a relatively small school groupproject, with the logged toggl hours of me and 3 other students to show how much time even a simple project needs. He first admitted to underestimating both time and cost aspect and said he respected my decision. But in the end of the conversation he still felt the need to tell me he was disappointed. Whatever, I'll just do my job for now and in a little over a year I'll hopefully graduate and land a dev-job somewhere. Can't wait to not have to deal with this dick anymore.. :)
Wack68632yBest of luck!
I would say thank you for understanding and i'm sorry you want free labour...
And remember... Extra work in out-of-office hours costs extra... Never sell your free time short... You need it to continue sane and risking that must come with a high price