immediately after I joined Macq, I realized I have traded up for a better job, better in every way.
- gain: self-confidence that I can comfortably handle the ensuing financial impact on family
- gain: self-confidence that I have survived again, albeit with a scar
- gain: a protective scar — as of 2019 I’m still traumatized but slowly I’m healing from inside
- gain: lesson learned the hard way — avoid FTE
- $gain: compensation package more than covered my bench time but still I prefer the … something else instead of the compensation