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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 email@example.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 > > > > _______________________________________________ > > This is the Consulting on the iSeries / AS400 (Consult400) mailing > > list > > To post a message email: Consult400@midrange.com > > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/consult400 > > or email: Consult400firstname.lastname@example.org > > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > > at http://archive.midrange.com/consult400. > > > > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Yahoo! - Official partner of 2002 FIFA World Cup > http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com > _______________________________________________ > This is the Consulting on the iSeries / AS400 (Consult400) mailing list > To post a message email: Consult400@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/consult400 > or email: Consult400email@example.com > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/consult400. >
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