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    The Samaritan Engineers

    Over my career as a software engineer, I’ve worked with numerous engineers with varying levels of experience and influence. The ones I looked up to and wanted to follow in their steps were what I like to call the Samaritan Senior Software Engineers, or Samaritans for short, who truly lived...
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    5 Lessons in Product Delivery from Assembling a Murphy Bed

    The spare room in my house is big enough to hold a queen-sized bed and little else. After five years of being a seldom used guest bedroom, I convinced my husband that we could turn it into a home gym. He hesitantly agreed with one condition: we had to put...
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    My Apprentice Experience: Working With Many Teams...

    I joined Source Allies in May of 2023 as the Teammate Services Apprentice. This allowed me to learn from many different branches of the business in order to get the most out of my apprenticeship. I learned from recruiting, business development, account management, human resources, and marketing! My role was...
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    Technical Interviewing at Source Allies

    Exploring a career change is a big moment in any individual’s life. At Source Allies, we understand that searching for a place to grow your career is an exciting and sometimes daunting decision, so we strive to make your interactions with us as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. At the...
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    Growth Fueled by Feedback

    "We have to be able to take feedback-regardless of how it's delivered – and apply it productively. We have to do this for a simple reason: Mastery requires feedback. I don't care what we're trying to master – and whether we're trying to develop greatness or proficiency – it always...
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    Consulting 101 Part 3: Partner Dynamics

    Recently Akrem and Erick presented Consulting 101, an annual presentation delivered at a Source Allies University event. We are publishing a three-part blog series that is a distillation of that presentation; Agile Crash Course, Team Dynamics, and Partner Dynamics. Part 3: Partner Dynamics When we work with our partners, our...
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    Consulting 101 Part 2: Team Dynamics

    Recently Akrem and Erick presented Consulting 101, an annual presentation delivered at a Source Allies University event. We are publishing a three-part blog series that is a distillation of that presentation; Agile Crash Course, Team Dynamics, and Partner Dynamics. Part 2: Team Dynamics Successful teams are the ones that understand,...
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    Consulting 101 Part 1: Agile Crash Course

    Recently Akrem and Erick presented Consulting 101, an annual presentation delivered at a Source Allies University event. We are publishing a three-part blog series that is a distillation of that presentation; Agile Crash Course, Team Dynamics, and Partner Dynamics. Motivation Here at Source Allies, we want to set our teams...
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    Hackathon 2021: Escape of the Mad Scientists

    This year marked our fourth annual internal hackathon. We were happy to be in person this year, while still allowing teammates the option to participate remotely if they wanted. Our theme went over so well last year that we decided to do one again. With the Hackathon happening in October...
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    Summer In Review 2021 - Amber

    Source Allies had many apprentices during Summer 2021! In this post, Amber will share their experience as a graphic design apprentice at Source Allies. Amber Swinehart This summer apprenticeship with Source Allies was my first graphic design position since I graduated from DMACC May 2021. I am endlessly grateful for...