Your Employer is not your Therapist

As the heading says your (prospective) employer is not your therapist (or your adult day care guardian, looking at you BigTech. Ed.). You are being (potentially) employed to perform a function, task or activity et al., not be taken care of. While the boss may happily engage with you as an individual, even eventually being… Continue reading Your Employer is not your Therapist

All Experience Levels Considered

In the cut-throat hire-n-fire business of games development; where other peoples money is on the line, not just studios and their employees; where job security and longevity cannot be implied never mind guaranteed, why do studios persist in posting ‘hiring calls’ declaring “all experience levels will be considered“, or words to those affect? In wanting… Continue reading All Experience Levels Considered

From Contractor to Fulltime

Ever trawling for news, The Verge revealed it was able to confirm a leaked internal memo sourced from Epic Games that some of their Quality Assurance (QA) contractors are being offered fulltime employment with benefits. As QA isn’t necessary a project specific position, this seems to make sense. As is the case these days, headlines… Continue reading From Contractor to Fulltime