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Probably, he wouldn't want to get cotton a vicious cycle.
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I could've said that.
If I come somewhere and it's not obvious where I can park I will ask about it.
Going to work every day and not knowing if or where you can park can really be a source of daily stress.
I worked somewhere in the city that required me to park in a parking garage.
The nearest garage was €36 a day, so it could really add to your monthly costs as well.
Since I was a contractor they didn't pay for my parking costs.
I always parked at another garage, a 10 minute walk away, which was €12 a day (and added 20 minutes commute a day!).
If my regular garage was closed or full, which happened a few time, I had to search for another garage which could add over 15 minutes to my commute and searching for a garage in a busy city is stressful enough as it is.
For their own employees they had parking subscriptions or public transport subscriptions (they were near, and later, on, Utrecht Central).
Public transport wasn't an option for me as it would make my commute six hours a day
I had a coworker at another customer who had over €500 a month on parking costs alone (but his employer paid for it).
It depends on the situation. Some overtime is expected at most companies, especially when a release to production happens. But I know of places where the developers were working overtime all the time and then you get burnt out. As for the parking, it also depends, maybe his current job is in an area that isn't safe, so then safe parking is a perk to have.
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