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Man I wish I did :(
I'd be polishing skills like crazy.
Rambolus1711yI had that for 3 months in the past. The work on the frontend was done and we weren't allowed to help the backend with there stuff (because of contract issues). I also did some personal stuff in the meantime just to get through the days. After 3 months I got a new project and I could sink my teeth into that till I got kicked out and the other guy who had be twiddling his thumbs next to me got that gig. In the end best thing for me as I got to work for 8 months abroad after that.
I don't think I've experienced that the past 4 years
@molaram Naw... I'd probably try making a game ... ish .. thing.
Gonna be a lot of stick figures from me ...
rittmann1131yIf I got it (non native speak).. often I have one or two days "free" with few tasks or anyone, in this times I spent my time with tech debits, or studying. In the last company I made two or three projects of this way, studying and implementing during the work time. I made small apps, small games, and other stuffs.
I also know what you are felling, when Im without tasks I'm felling like a impostor, without propose on the team, but forget that, take this time to study or if this projects is not good enough, try another job.
It made me grind my teeth because companies in the USA are sneaky fucks that start looking at their cost sheet and devs don’t have any souls
It makes me wonder when the cut is coming if I’m the new guy
And they know this
Often the senior devs know the real pretense a person was hired under so they know when someone is going to be temporary but you can’t really hire people if you tell them “yeah you could be here six months or two years we don’t know”
Just hang in there and update your resume
Don’t quit or they can deny you Uic
Atahensic421y@MadMadMadMrMim Unless you are in a country where hiring people for short periods is common, because it's the best way to avoid any possible consequences arising from firing them. So you simply let them go when their contract ends or renew on regular basis. And so we're happy we have so many laws for employee protection, which are rendered useless given this workaround and we just live in uncertainty the last months every period period. 👌
@Atahensic that’s the USA and many firms
If you fire people before 6 months they don’t get unemployment even if they did previously which is bull shit because in essence they pay jack shut and are making the determination that someone’s life should be ruined
Also contract to hire firms sometimes waive fees