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My love letter to our support team…

If you’ve been keeping up with us over the years, you know we don’t take ourselves too seriously. For example, we have a running contest I’ll call “who can spit this (insert fruit pit/seed) the farthest”. Yep, we do a lot of silly things around…

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It’s official…Jenafits are here.

I like to take care of people. It's in my blood. I like to think that being "southern" has a lot to do with it, but most likely it comes from watching my mom take care of everyone I knew growing up. It just comes…

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How do you know you’ve hired the right person?

All work and no play, well, that’s just not how we do things. The first thing people usually learn about our company is that we work with e-learning standards like SCORM and the Tin Can API. The second thing that people tend to learn about…

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At Rustici Software, We Like to Quack

Quell [kwel] verb (used with object) 1. to suppress; put an end to; extinguish. We base our work year around quarters, like a lot of companies do. At the end of each quarter, we have a "quell" week. It's the end of the quarter, and…

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Five for Five

It's that time of year again when the Nashville Business Journal tells us where the best places in town to work are. Rustici Software made the list for the fifth year in a row! It's been an especially fun year with a great group of…

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Want a Great Place to Work? Change the Toilet Paper

Bathroom etiquette is a semi-frequent discussion topic around the office. It's becoming a running joke that Tim and I care way too much about people remembering to replace an empty toilet paper roll. On the surface it's lighthearted, but you know what, I really care.…

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Four For Four

It's official. We're four for four in the Nashville Business Journal's annual Best Places to Work contest. We're proud to be the place people want to come work. It certainly makes it easier to bring on more great people and I love the fact that…

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Four More…

No, we're not going to get into politics, there's waaay too much of that coming to the blogosphere this year already. This post is about four more reasons I love working at Rustici Software. The Next Four     Welcome to Rustici Software Andy Whitaker, Megan…

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Fortunately, Chris isn’t very good at betting

For years, every single sales call at Rustici Software was handled by yours truly. We're selling a very technical solution to a difficult problem (SCORM), and my experience as a developer really helped me in those conversations. We've grown over the years, though, and having…

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Obsessive and Delightful

A few months ago, we asked our support staff (which is made up of project managers, and developers, and others) to focus on one word: delight. Ultimately, we feel like making customers happy is the most important thing we can do as a company. So…

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Proud To Be Different

Back-to-back. For the third year in a row, the Nashville Business Journal thinks we are one of the best places in town to work. I'm not normally driven by ego, awards or praise, but this is an award I hope to never lose. There aren't…

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Meet the Fab Four

If you read this blog, you probably noticed we’ve been interviewing folks to help us with some of the non-technical aspects of our business. We talked to a lot of really smart people and two weeks ago four of them showed up at the office…

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