Retiring, March 2020 - sorry, you have missed our final public course.
The Coronavirus situation has lead us to suspend public training - which was on the cards anyway, with no plans to resume
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Happily continuing private consultancy / programming work
Level playing fields, job vacancies, lemons and peaches
Keeping a level playing field, and keeping personal data confidential, preclude me from writing more than a few generalities about some of the interesting way things unfolded when I posted up a week ago that we're looking for help - a.k.a. a sort of job vacancy. Over the past few days, I've heard from (and met with) a number of "interested parties".
I told Xxxxxx that I would be at "The Manor" this afternoon until 3 setting up systems for this week's Lua course and that (s)he was welcome to pop in and chat through what we've got on offer; it was a positive conversation, so a no-show would be disappointing and telling. My system preps went very well - what takes a long time when you first do it becomes an efficient routine in time, and I found myself checking out laptops, boxing them up (I'm onsite for this course), and then even with time to write a quick update here.
The vacancy is still open. [link]
. I'm making sure that I give people plenty of time to read what we're looking for - to ensure that we get the best person / people helping whether they see it early or late, whether they jump straight in and get in touch while the iron is hot, or come in with a more considered approach once they've checked whether it's practical for them and worked out logistics with family.
So - you can still email me if you're interested. I'm expecting that when I'm back in town - next Thursday - I may be meeting with one or two more folks - and then I'll be in a position to evaluate, compare, and decide with whom I think we have the best fit. I'm actually quite confident that I've met a couple of peaches, as well as a couple of lemons - but that's my slanted view as to how they would fit in with us. And I'm reminded that lemon meringue pie is really tasty, and you can't make it with peaches. (written 2010-09-05)
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articlesM301 - The Well House Manor team 
Happy Christmas from the Well House Manor team - (2013-12-25) 
Annual Accounts - a big job for a small business - (2013-02-15) 
Three cheers for the staff at Well House Manor - (2013-01-24) 
On getting noticed for the right reasons when you ask about job availability - (2012-09-26) 
Our National Autograss Champion, from Melksham - (2011-09-08) 
Are you cheerful, reliable and available on Saturday mornings? - (2011-05-30) 
A change to the Well House team - thank you and good luck, Chris - (2011-03-14) 
Concluding the interview process - (2010-09-10) 
An opportunity to join our team! - (2010-08-28) 
Job applicants - wondering why they apply - (2010-08-16) 
The Interview and The Lift - (2009-02-12) 
Who sticks by you in the snow? - (2009-02-05) 
Short health and safety course - (2009-02-02) 
Team changes at Well House - looking forward - (2008-12-06) 
Job application - (2008-10-13) 
Carlisle High School - Class of 1973 Reunion - (2008-09-21) 
Well House Consultants / Manor - Staff - (2008-03-21) 
Congratulations, Martin and Marta - (2008-03-17) 
Well House Manor appoints a General Manager - (2007-08-28) 
Behind the scenes - (2007-02-17) 
Graham Ellis - an Introduction - (2007-02-05) 
Meet the neighbours - (2006-12-20) 
Both one team and two - (2006-12-08) 
Welcome, Martin - (2006-10-16) 
Staff Meeting - (2006-08-30)
Some other Articles
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, turns first sod in Melksham Link CanalLua - variable function arguments and selectMelksham shamefully makes the national headlinesTeaching Lua to a Perl advocateLevel playing fields, job vacancies, lemons and peachesLast, final, etcWhat others cannot do in 10 months takes Virgin 10 minutesOur facilities to support Well House Consultants CoursesOpen Source Programming - Training Course ScheduleWedding season in Melksham - somewhere good to stay
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