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Category Archives: Our Staff

Articles about the staff at Radar Hill, including any new open positions.

Behind The Curtain At Radar Hill – Helena Wiebe

I’ve been working at Radar Hill for over a year and a half now as an administrative assistant, and I’m very excited to share with you a little insight into what my experience has been, and why coming here every day brings me genuine joy.

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We Are Hiring: Web Designer / Front-End Developer

If you are an astounding individual with a high attention to detail, an eye for design, HTML & CSS skills, and are comfortable taking direction from a client, then we want to hear from you!

We are adding to the team at Radar Hill! We have an opening for an awesome Web Designer / Front-End Developer, a role to assist our Graphics Department with creating beautiful and effective websites.

We need someone with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of graphic design, specifically as it applies to web development, using: HTML, SCSS and CSS Preprocessors, Adobe Xd, moqups or similar wireframing software, JavaScript and jQuery, Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator, UI and UX, PHP, FTP, Web Hosting Configuration (cPanel or similar), and have experience with at least one version control system, preferably Subversion or Git.

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Be Compliant with Worksafe BC Legislation

Every week we do a live Facebook video bringing you the latest news from the Hill and online marketing tips. Recently we spoke about Worksafe BC and its anti-bullying training session.

A few months ago we had our Worksafe BC Bullying and Harassment training session. We brought in Ingrid Vaughan, who is an HR specialist. The session took an hour and a half, and we did this because since 2013 it has been a legal requirement in British Columbia that businesses have to conduct these sessions, to deal with harassment and bullying.

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From Canada to Scotland

Caitlin at 7, in their first office

I, Caitlin O’Hara, started working at Radar Hill officially in May 2016. I had of course been around it nearly my entire life as it began when I was 7 years old. In 2001 Dan Lundgren, Roger Whitson, and my dad Shawn O’Hara merged their respective 2 companies together to create Radar Hill Technology Inc., a business that would focus on making custom websites in Victoria. Previous to this my dad had been working from home in the downstairs office, the stereotype of the emerging IT guy. However, not being content with fulfilling this stereotype of basement-dwelling web people, they decided to rent out a proper office.

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Why Scotland?

I moved to Scotland almost 9 months ago, and am now joining BNI on behalf of Radar Hill. Because the question has been asked of me many times, I thought I would write an extended post about what has led me to living in Edinburgh. Short story – it’s a beautiful city. Slightly longer story – I like Britain (despite all of its current political difficulties), and Edinburgh is the perfect city. Even longer story – see below.

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What’s Up On The Hill: 2017 Recap

Wondering what we’ve been up to this year? Staff adventures and cat pictures are detailed below, in this edition of

What’s Up on the Hill 2017

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We Hired! Our Hiring Process

Have you ever sent in your resume to an employer and thought, “this doesn’t represent me in the best way. If only they knew me they’d hire me. If only I could put myself across, instead of only having this cold, dry resume.” Well, at Radar Hill we really try to get to know our applicants, by conducting group interviews. Why do we do that? Let’s use an example from a recent hiring we did for an administrative assistant.

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May: What’s Up on the Hill

Wondering about what we’ve been up to? Here is your chance to catch up on all the latest staff adventures, event updates, and great website launches.

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We Are Hiring: Amazing Administrative Assistant

We are adding to the team at Radar Hill and have an opening for an awesome admin assistant, a new role for our agency to assist in the smooth running of our office.

If you are an intelligent, astounding individual with a high attention to detail, like to talk with people by phone or email, consider organization as one of your strengths, and can concisely put a message across, then we want to hear from you!

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What’s Up on the Hill: January Edition

What’s Been Happening On The Hill

Wondering what we’ve been up to lately? Here’s your chance to catch up on all the latest news on upcoming workshops, tech news and staff activities. Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes

closed for christmas from December 26th to January 2ndWe would like to thank all of our clients and supporters for a wonderful and successful 2016! Our newsletters and workshops, in both Duncan and Victoria, have shown us the value of staying in touch, which is never more important than at this time of year. Continue reading

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We are hiring: PHP Programmer

We are looking for a PHP Programmer to join our team. If you are an experienced, intelligent, enthusiastic individual and a master at frameworks, ideally the CakePHP Framework, with complete fluency in PHP 5 and MySQL, a passion for usable application design, and a borderline OCD for web technologies, we want to hear from you! Continue reading

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