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Manager of One

Are you a manager of one? Steve Jones say show this might be a good thing to be. You might improve your chances of landing the next job by showing your employer that you can be more productive.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/10/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Investing In Your Career

Do you invest in your own career? Should you? Steve Jones asks the question in today's Friday poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/10/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Support The Boss

Providing support for your manager or boss in getting his or her job is a good thing. Steve Jones comments on what benefits you might get and why this could enhance your career.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/10/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Is Networking Important?

There's a networking seminar at the PASS Summit, and with the explosion of social networking sites, lots of technology workers have been thinking about how to better network for their career. Today Steve Joens talks about why it's a good idea to build up your networking skills.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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What's Your Education Worth?

Most of us learn on the job, but is that the best way? If you could learn faster at a cost, would you pay it? Steve Jones talks a little bit about what he has done and what he would do today in today's editorial. What is a SQL Server education worth to you?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Finding a Mentor

Someone asked Steve Jones about finding a mentor to become a better DBA. He shares some thoughts and advice about how to do this.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/08/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Overselling Yourself

Posting online is a way of building your own brand, but you need to be careful of overselling yourself. Steve Jones talks about being careful in the impressions you create from your online presence.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/08/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Test Drive

Hiring a new employee can be a hit or miss proposition. We often don't learn much about how someone will work from an interview. Steve Jones talks about an alternative way to hire someone by taking them for a test drive.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/08/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Why Should You Network?

Networking is one of those things that so many people say is good for your career? But why? Steve Jones has a few examples today from his own experience.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/08/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Be a Craftsman

Is software engineering dead? Some well respected software developers have stated that, and one says we should be craftsman, not engineers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/08/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Learn A Bit More

For this Friday's poll, Steve Jones talks about free training events and what their value is to you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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More Can Come From Less

Becoming a more productive employee should be a goal for most people. It can also greatly increase the enjoyment you get from your career. Steve Jones gives you some ideas that might help you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Building Your Brand at Work?

This Friday's poll asks how much you can help yourself while working at your job? Can you build your own brand at work?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Turning Over Passwords

Would you disclose the password for your online sites to get a job? That was required of applicants in Bozeman, MT until recently. Steve Jones is stunned by this.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Becoming a DBA

Steve Jones was recently asked how he knows someone is ready to be a DBA. It's an interesting question and he shares some thoughts on this today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Are You an Exceptional DBA?

The Exceptional DBA award is back again in 2009. Steve Jones comments a little on his experience last year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/06/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Back to the Future

Steve Jones asks this Friday if there is anything you wish you might have done differently.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/06/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Mining for Quitters

Google is trying to figure out who might quit the company, using their own custom application. Steve Jones thinks this is a great idea and wishes more companies would do it.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/06/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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The Sports Salary

Are you happy with your salary? Are you happy with the way you negotiated it? Steve Jones asks if you might like a different salary structure.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Giving Your Best

It's easy to get into a rut at work, and easy to just attempt to get some minimum amount of work done each day. Steve Jones is inspired today to think about doing more.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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