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Andy Leonard

Andy Leonard is a Data Philosopher at Andy Leonard Consulting, an SSIS Trainer, Consultant, and developer; a Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) developer and BimlHero; SQL Server database and data warehouse developer, community mentor, engineer, and farmer. He is a co-author of SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns, and author of Managing Geeks - A Journey of Leading by Doing, and the Stairway to Integration Services.

Q: How Many Calls From Work While on Vacation is Too Many?

A: One.


P.S. This post is the fifty-second part of a ramble-rant about the software business. The current posts in this series can be found on the series landing page.

This post is about how to quickly and efficiently get the employees you need most to begin seeking employment elsewhere.

Published Monday, March 12, 2012 8:00 AM by andyleonard

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Chuck said:

1 is too many.  When asked how to get ahold of me on vacation, my standard answer is to get a large fire and a blanket - if I see the smoke signals I may call.  Otherwise it can wait until I'm on their time.

Somehow life continued before everyone could be reached 24/7

March 12, 2012 11:13 AM

Toine said:


Even thinking about the possibility of receiving a work related call while on a vacation is too much.

March 12, 2012 4:23 PM

Ray said:

1 per day is better than coming back to a mess

March 16, 2012 5:48 PM

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