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Bill,

Instead of subcontracting to a firm, do/did you consider the option of
hiring students as 'part-time' employee? 

regards,

wen

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Wen-Hsiung Lin

Ph.D. Student
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, SEMM
University of California, Berkeley

e-mail:  wenlin(--nospam--at)ce.berkeley.edu

On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:

> Yeah, In an "ideal world", this appears to be the solution. The problem is
> that I do not think I'm the only one that is busy (the "subcontract" firm
> may put me on the back burner if it takes the assignment at all) plus the
> economics would dictate that I would have a difficult time in making enough
> money to be worth the risk (as if any structural engineering work is worth
> the risk, but that's another thread).
> 
> Thanks,
> Bill
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charley Hamilton <chamilto(--nospam--at)eng.uci.edu>
> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
> Date: Friday, April 17, 1998 2:36 PM
> Subject: Re: General Business
> 
> 
> >Bill,
> >
> > "subcontract" out the work to another firm?  it seem to provide the
> >benefits of avoiding #1 and #2, while allowing the benefits of #3 without
> the
> >long-term hassle of hiring new employees.  One disadvantage, though, is now
> >you would have to interface with the hierarchy of another firm and their
> other jobs.
> >
> > Charley
> >
> >---------
> >Charles Hamilton, EIT Phone: 714.824.8257 (office)
> >Graduate Student 714.856.2797 (home)
> >Department of Civil and FAX: 714.824.8694
> >Environmental Engineering Email: chamilto(--nospam--at)eng.uci.edu
> >University of California, Irvine
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
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