Should I Work for Free?. This graph helps in making such a decision with a touch of humor.
Having been paid by a big corporation I was able for many years to do a lot of voluntary work in pre-sales, with partners, working in committees, associations and on boards. But times changed — not only for me.
It has become more and more difficult to find people to work voluntarily. In Switzerland we have a lot of organizations depending on what we call here the Milizsystem. But the problem seen by some that you get the people willing to cooperate that have the time and not those who could most contribute. Do you see similar tendencies in your environment? What is your take on this?