I agree with this. It is saying "work 8 hours, then 4 more for free for years for us to consider you". Pish. Conversely, there is not quantitative way to show skill without example. Welders can show there skill. Drivers can show there skill. Developers can as well, but how without additional workload is the question.
I agree. And I get why they do that, it's a lot of risk choosing somebody you don't know but we also take the risk leaving our job and joining them.
We should both take risks, not only the applicant.
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