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That's my position too Bill.

Thor 
-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Allen, S.E. <billallen(--nospam--at)earthlink.net>
To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
Date: Friday, April 17, 1998 3:43 PM
Subject: Re: General Business 


>If I were to hire someone (Option 3 - the least attractive), I would need to
>hire experienced people. While I have hired inexperienced people in the past
>and trained them, The University of Bill Allen is now closed. At this point
>in my life, I am only interested in doing a good job and making money.
>
>Thanks for the reply,
>Bill
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Wen-Hsiung Lin <wenlin(--nospam--at)alpha-3.ce.berkeley.edu>
>To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
>Date: Friday, April 17, 1998 3:04 PM
>Subject: Re: General Business
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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
>>
>>===========================================================================
>=
>>
>>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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