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07/15/19

We aren't servers, we are sales people!

Before I came to Gaslight, I remember sitting in a company wide sales meeting with a c-level executive discussing which opportunities in our current pipeline we could close quickly to hit quarterly numbers. Then I heard, “We aren’t servers, we are salespeople.” I nodded and moved the conversation forward, but...

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06/21/19

Apprenticeship VS Outsourcing: There's Simply No Comparison

Let’s stop comparing apples to oranges … People often compare the cost of an apprenticeship program to the cost of hiring an outside recruiter - but we have to be honest with you, that makes no sense! A traditional recruiter will charge a fee to find a developer, and even...

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04/22/19

Is Custom Software Worth the Investment?

So you want to know how much custom software costs? Here’s the thing … custom software is equally challenging, complex, and exciting. Like anything custom, it can be difficult to put a price on. At Gaslight, we typically incorporate the following in our sales process; curiosity, listening, collaboration, white board...

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03/06/19

Finding Tech Talent in the Midwest is HARD. Gaslight in Cincinnati has a solution... That actually works.

How are we doing this? We recruit and train developers from all over the country to work at your company, on your product, with daily guidance from Gaslight mentors. After 6 months of working together, the decision to hire (or not) is all yours. What makes the Apprenticeship Program different?...

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02/25/19

Choosing the Best Tech for the Project: Why Elixir Was the Winner

In December, 2016, Jeff Hart became President of Mike Albert Fleet Solutions, the first non-family member to hold this position in an effort to accelerate growth. Early decisions made by Hart and his leadership focused on aligning everyone around the client, designing operations to enhance the client relationship while accelerating...

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01/28/19

What's More Realistic? A Giraffe or a Unicorn?

Unicorns… the un-official mascot of Gaslight. Why, you ask? In the beginning, we crammed 12 people into our first, tiny office space. You can only imagine how the “must-have” list began to grow as everyone kept putting in requests with the first talks of expanding. Eventually, one of the founders...

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