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How to Fail a Phone Screen

It’s funny to me how easy it is to fail a phone screen – both as the interviewer, and as the...  Read more...
By Jen McCown 2013/11/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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What should a candidate know about your company?

I had a great comment (Ryan McCauley’s) on yesterday’s post that led to a great conversation on Twitter. The comment mentioned...  Read more...
By Jen McCown 2013/11/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Free Online SQL Server Training for the Week of November 24, 2013

If you’re a training provider and I’ve missed you, please drop me a line at brian {dot} kelley {at} sqlpass...  Read more...
By 2013/11/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Networking at the PASS Summit: First timers

The PASS Summit is just over a week away, and one again Andy Warren and I are hosting a networking dinner on Monday night. This is a free, informal event to help people get to know each other. Whether you are new to the community or have been to many events, you’re welcome to attend.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Networking at the PASS Summit: First timers

The PASS Summit is just over a week away, and one again Andy Warren and I are hosting a networking dinner on Monday night. This is a free, informal event to help people get to know each other. Whether you are new to the community or have been to many events, you’re welcome to attend.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Good Advice on "Certification"

Buck Woody (blog | twitter) is often seen as one of the wise men of the SQL Server community and with...  Read more...
By 2013/09/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Skills I Used Last Week

Ever thought about what your average week looks like? What are the real core skills your environment uses every day...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/09/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Make the PASS Summit Work For Your Employer

It was pointed out to me that since PASS is such a huge networking event, any employer would be crazy...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2013/09/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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How to Become a Better DBA

Whether you’re just starting out or already a few years in the game, you’re probably wondering how you can become...  Read more...
By Matan_Yungman 2013/08/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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The Saddest Thing I Ever Heard a Manager Say

I am currently going through the process of looking for a new opportunity for my career. I’m going through the...  Read more...
By Robert Davis 2013/03/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Dust Off That Resume

Since I started regularly attending SQL Saturday events some five years ago, I’ve sat in on a number of professional...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2013/03/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Five Virtual Labs for the SQL Server 2012 DBA

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a chance to try out the features of SQL Server?  Maybe give them...  Read more...
By StrateSQL 2013/03/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Overconfidence – How it Almost Cost Me and What You Can Do to Avoid It

It was early one morning and I was working on a production deployment to add a new Subscriber to an...  Read more...
By John Sansom 2013/02/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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I’ve got mad SQLSkills

Digging the new logo Last week I was fortunate enough to attend SQLSkills IE1 class in Tampa. Fortunate to have an...  Read more...
By Colleen M. Morrow 2013/02/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Interviewing a DBA

I’m not a fan of trivia style interview questions. Yes, I ask a few because you have to in order...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2012/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Going to the PASS Summit? Join Us at a Networking Dinner

For the third year Steve Jones and I are coordinating a very informal networking dinner on Monday night the week...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/09/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Interesting Reading for September 18, 2012

More stuff you may find interesting. Prepare for your first security breach. Sobering. As data professionals we’re going to get pulled...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/09/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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As one door closes another one opens

Normally I try and keep the things that happen at work separate from my blog, however it’s been an interesting...  Read more...
By 2012/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Working at Home Tips for Erin

A friend of mine, Erin Stellato (blog | @erinstellato) is about to change jobs. She’ll go from working in an office...  Read more...
By 2012/07/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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The Mentoring Experiment–New Call for Mentees

With both Steve Jones and I done with our summer break, we’re ready to continue with several experiments we’ve been...  Read more...
By 2012/07/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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