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Trying again!


>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
>>
>>
>>>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