I got a full time offer that restrains me from working on any outside projects whether paid or unpaid. I feel a bit uncomfortable with this because I have my own business , while still small, and is considered a side hustle, I don't want to close it off.. but the offer pays well and has a good title. Not sure what to decide!

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That’s a little sketchy and seems like a grey area around the unpaid projects side. What does that even mean? Maybe you have a lawyer that can review the terms so you can better understand those parameters? If it’s a good progression for your career path I’d still consider taking the roll. But wouldn’t hurt to get some clarity on those restraints. I would understand wanting to restrict you from working on projects for competitors… but outside of that they shouldn’t have any say on what you decide to do with your free time.

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I wouldn’t take that job, personally

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If the is a non-compete most are unenforceable by courts if their scope is too broad. Generally you can’t prevent someone’s right to work. I wouldn’t and haven’t signed anything unless the industry, competition, timeframe and country were clearly defined and limited.

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Read it carefully, sometimes they sound scary but really they just mean you can't use their equipment or inside knowledge in any outside activity, or have any outside activity that could be considered a competitor to the company or could keep you from performing well. At least that's what most of mine have said.

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I agree with that.

At a prior role I was able to get my NDA modified to allow for me to freelance as long as it wasn't for any of their competitors. Worth asking if you can modify the language to be more specific.

Also modified it to include being able to show work in my portfolio for interview purposes.

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They’re likely worried about you burning out. Read between the lines of many threads in fishbowl and most touch on burnout. Even if someone doesn’t have a side hustle, they start to feel burnout in our industry. You should choose to start your business or work for someone else. There aren’t many people that can do both well at the same time.

Sounds like if you want to safely continue your side hustle business, you probably shouldn't take this job. Or, if you do take the job, know that you will have to hide your side hustle and you risk losing your job if they discover your side hustle. I personally just wouldn't take that job, or I would negotiate to get that removed from the offer agreement.

How will they know if you take on any freelance work?

Ask them to waive it!

In the Philippines, as long as your business has no conflict of interest with your current work, I say go for it, but if that offer is much more demanding time-wise then don't take the offer.

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