A post by Hacker News user dylan-p-aideron explains why cars aren’t a good match for many people and why they should consider becoming a contractor instead.

“Why are you doing this?

You know, getting a job that is a good fit for you, that is good for you and that you have to pay you?

No, I don’t think so,” he writes.

“You have to work for a company, that pays you well, that has a very good support system, and then it gets better.

It’s just not going to happen.”

This article originally appeared on Wired.com.