I usually telecommuted when I consulted full-time.  Now
I supplement my consulting with a regular job and all
consulting I do is telecommuted.

The customer has to feel comfortable, continuously.

What is hard is to work for a consulting company and
then telecommute to the client.

Phil
> JDE World served me quite well for 6 years of Consulting in the UK and
> Europe, but as Andy says, it is legacy code and it is
> counter-productive to try to utilise ILE functionality.  Since moving
> to the States and working in an environment with only home-grown
> software, I have been able to learn and use ILE techniques.
>
> Now, if they'd only move to V5R1, I'd be quite happy with life!!
>
> On the subject of Consulting (I am currently in permanent employment
> since moving Stateside), are there companies out there who accept or
> encourage tele-commuting, or is management attitude still focussed
> around having bodies on site?
>
> Regards
>
> Chris
>
> --- Andy Nolen-Parkhouse <aparkhouse@attbi.com> wrote:
> > Phil,
> >
> > My point was not that you would get new work that you would not
> > otherwise get.  I was saying that as a hiring manager (a position I
> > do
> > not currently hold) I would want some indication that skills were
> > up-to-date if my shop was using ILE functionality.  I would be
> > willing
> > to accept certification as an indication of some familiarity.  It's
> > not
> > the only one, and it may not be the best, but it is an indication
> > that
> > someone's skills are reasonably current.
> >
> > I have worked with programmers who do maintenance and add-on work
> > with
> > JD Edwards World software.  They are skilled, they are talented, and
> > they have no exposure to ILE programming because of the code base on
> > which they work.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Andy Nolen-Parkhouse
> >
> > > On Behalf Of sublime78ska@attbi.com
> > > Subject: Re: [Consult400] is consulting dead
> > >
> > > My certification got me no new work.
> > >
> > > But studying for it made me a better programmer, and
> > > that may have had something to do with *keeping*
> > > customers.
> > >
> > > Phil
> >
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