Flashback a few decades, to the days when this recently married IT pilot fish is consulting on a factory automation project that suddenly grinds to a halt because of a labor strike.
“Eventually, the strike ended, the factory resumed production, and they wanted to restart the automation project,” says fish. “Unfortunately, the members of the original team were all working with new clients.
“But being newly married, I figured I could use a few extra dollars, so I was willing to pick up a bit of overtime, but I didn’t want to be driving to the factory after my normal workday and then the long drive home every night. Did I mention being newly married?