Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3253576/it-careers/hey-are-you-getting-paid-to-talk-or-to-work.html#tk.rss_all
This IT pilot fish has worked as an IT staffer and as a consultant, and he knows there can be some real disadvantages to the better-paid but less stable contracting life.
Case in point: “At one consulting firm, I knew there were communications problems when a peer pulled me aside to talk about the regional manager — the profit-center guy,” says fish.
“My fellow consultant told me, ‘The first time he ever called me was to find out if I was really resigning.’
“It was not only the first phone call — it was the first communication of any kind other than a