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"You guys are really smart."

As a small (but growing) software company, we have to be picky when it comes to the people that we hire. We need people that can work independently without much direction, that can work quickly and wonderfully with a group, and that know when to…

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The Spirit of Rustici Software

I make it my personal mission to meet a lot of people in Nashville. People in my profession (marketing) and people in our industry (the tech industry.) Upwards of 4-5 new people each week. I like hearing other people’s career stories, and I just like…

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Leaders Eat Last

Read any survey on employee satisfaction and a positive culture will rank in the top three. Money, benefits, the actual work itself; these things are important. But most people want a great place to work and culture to go with it. When it comes to…

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Announcing: Andrew Downes

We have an ethos about Tin Can API (xAPI) community adoption here at Rustici Software: “A rising tide lifts all boats.” We realize the power of the Tin Can API to revolutionize the e-learning, training, and HR industries. It’s already happening, and we want that…

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Nerd Yoga

When I started working as the Client Implementation Manager for the Watershed LRS side of Rustici Software, I would have never guessed I would be spending an hour a week collectively demonstrating proper alignment for a Warrior I stance or coaching colleagues on how to…

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How to Succeed in a New Job

It’s not easy being the new guy at work—especially during the first few months when the environment is new and the products are unfamiliar. So how do you make the best of your integration time? Before you think about building a 90 day plan and…

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Making Code, Not Coffee: The interns are here!

In April, we sent out a survey to see what Tin Can tools the community wants us to build. To help us out, we’ve hired four interns who’ll build some of the tools that were voted on. Our four new members, Chris, Jake, Nolan, and…

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Pep Talks Aren’t Just for Athletes

What do Rustici Software owners, Mike and Tim, have in common with Phil Jackson? They are all great coaches. If you’ve never heard of Phil Jackson, he is one of the best basketball coaches of all time. He was called the “Zen Master” because he…

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Suit Up! Fancy Fridays are Here

Corporate America looks forward to Friday because it’s close to the weekend and they usually get to dress casually. Not us. We love every day at work, and we get to wear what we want all the time. But we also like to have fun,…

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The Final Spot

I’m thrilled that, for the sixth year in a row, we have been recognized as one of Nashville’s Best Places to Work. We’ve received a lot of awards over the years, but this is the one that I care most about, that award that recognizes…

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Who are you people?

Last week we had our first quarterly quell of 2014. It was one of the most interesting weeks I’ve had in a very long time––and that’s saying a lot (I live an eccentric life). Generally when people think of company-wide meetings, their first instinct is…

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Meet the Fab 4 2.0

It’s a really exciting time around the office these days! So much has been going on here lately that December and January seemed like such a blur. First of all, we announced the companies that are participating in Watershed First, which if you haven’t heard…

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