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Infect Your Colleagues with the Learning Bug

Many of you are interested in learning more about SQL Server and improving your career. However can you extend that to your colleagues? Can you convince them to become better IT professionals? Andy Warren has some thoughts.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/07/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Paying It Forward

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Galbraith that looks at the ways in which he has helped others in his career.  Read more...
By Andy Galbraith 2014/07/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Never Stop Learning

A successful career in DevOps requires continuous education.  Read more...
By Andy Leonard 2014/06/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2014/06/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Balancing Learning

How do you determine when you use a new technique or stick with a tried and true method? Steve Jones notes that we try to teach you new things at SQLServerCentral, but do you use them?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Managers

Steve Jones thinks that the attitudes of managers need to change if we want to be more productive in the future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/05/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Advice for Newcomers

If you could look back on your career, is there some advice you wish you had? Is there something you'd tell people considering your job as a career? Let us know this Friday.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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X in Technology

Steve Jones talks about the women in technology, and other efforts to help minorities.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Getting Fired

When should a DBA get fired? Steve Jones thinks it should be rare and gives you two cases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Bad Days

This Friday Steve Jones wants you to look back and cringe a bit. Share with the rest of the community what a bad day was for you and see if it was really as bad as you think.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Developers, developers, developers

A survey of developers on Stack Overflow has some interesting results that Steve Jones notes. Some of them might just impact our careers as data professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Remote Balance

Telecommuting and remote work are growing in many fields, but especially technology. However the practice needs to be balanced with the notion that you still have a life outside of work.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2014/02/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Oddball Interview Questions

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. He talks about strange questions in interviews and whether they help you assess the candidate.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/02/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Better Writing

Are you a good writer? You should be. Steve Jones notes that communication skills are not only important, but that poor ones can set you apart in a way you might not like.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/01/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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No Bosses

The idea of not having a boss appeals to many of us, but is it really what you'd like? Steve Jones notes that Zappos is trying this, by eliminating many of the manager roles at the company.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Budget for Training

Work on your professional development plan in 2014. Steve Jones has a little advice for you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/01/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2013/12/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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It's not the platform

Steve Jones doesn't think that it matters which platform you choose. It's more about the people you have.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How Do You Find a DBA?

Looking for a new DBA can be a daunting process, and a lot of work as the resumes flood in. Steve Jones talks about a better way that might work for some of you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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