How can 1% of something equal nothing?

via GIPHY I just read this painful story My company sold for $100 million and I got zilch. How can that be?. I felt apalled. I was a little sick to my stomach actually. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Is it possible to work for years, putting blood sweat & …

How do we measure devotion?

I was talking recently over email with a hiring manager. Jamie (not his real name) wanted to hire me, but was set against consulting. While that by itself is understandable, he seemed to equate it with devotion. This troubled me. Here’s the quote below. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. While …

Locking down cloud systems from disgruntled engineers

I worked at a customer last year, on a short term assignment. A brilliant engineer had built their infrastructure, automated deployments, and managed all the systems. Sadly despite all the sleepless nights, and dedication, they hadn’t managed to build up good report with management. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I’ve …