If you've read some of my other articles, you’ll know that I hate hourly rates but saying that over and over again gets boring.
Here goes. Here are my top 10 super sarcastic reasons for sticking with billable hours for software services firms, consulting firms, creative agencies, and just about any other type of professional service firm.
I mean, you’ve spent years honing your craft between school, work experience, and studying trends and emerging breakthroughs. Shoot, you may even be decades in by now.
Never mind the brain in your head or the results you can produce that even the most talented burger flipper couldn’t even begin to comprehend.
If that customer asks you to pick up a broom and put down your laptop, why wouldn’t you just shrug and do what you’re told?
If that customer doesn’t like the hourly rate you put in front of them, no big deal. Just chop it in half. You can always make time; right?