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Response to bluestate10 (Reply #42)

Mon Jan 30, 2012, 10:23 PM

71. It's hard to be a free agent

Without a public, non-employer-based health care system. If everyone is a free agent, what is the point of collective bargaining? You would have to become your own contractor and file as 1099, perhaps incorporate to protect your home from liability. Some can afford to be a free agent. Others would just like steady employment.

There is probably some head-hunting protocol that this guy violated. If the engineer put feelers out on his own, no one would oppose him. But why wouldn't an engineer seek advancement within Apple?

Face it. This recruiter was trying to snag one.

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