Archive for the tag 'hiring'

Nov 16 2010

Hire a RAIT: Redundant Array of Independent Teams

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Life is Risk Whenever you hire out work, either to a person, to a team, or to a company, there are risks. These risks can easily prevent the work from being completed, and even more easily prevent it from being completed on time. (I’m thinking mostly of software development work as I write this, but […]

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Jun 14 2010

Helping Our Customers Hire

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For today, a “day job” topic: Oasis Digital (my firm) is a custom software development shop. It is not a staffing or recruiting firm; there are many good firms in those businesses, and I have no desire to join them in that market. Oasis Digital doesn’t offer contract-to-hire, it doesn’t charge a percentage of a […]

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Apr 15 2010

We’re hiring a NON-developer

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Over at Oasis Digital, we are in the (job) market for our first non-developer, non-project-manager, non-service-delivery-focussed full-time team member. The job post is on the Oasis Digital site; I thought I’d write about a bit more about the story here. Part of the challenge of running a software development consulting firm, is the tension between: […]

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