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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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The Challenge of Time Off

It can be a challenge for some people to get away from work. Today Steve Jones gives you some of his advice.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Counts as Work - in Software Development

Bill explores the consequences of people not seeing the value in doing things that are crucial to the success of projects.  Read more...
By Bill Nicolich 2013/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What is a Database Administrator today?

Today we have a guest editorial from Jim Youmans that asks "what does it mean to be a DBA today?"  Read more...
By Jim Youmans 2013/12/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Competition or Cooperation

Would you rather work with people, or compete with them? Steve Jones has comments on the Microsoft Stack Ranking system that seems to encourage the latter.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Core T-SQL

Steve Jones thinks there is a list of core skills that any database developer or DBA needs. This week he asks you for a list of those things you think should be included.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/11/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Testing Skills

How can you measure someone's DBA skills? Steve Jones comments on a new technique that someone suggested to him.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/11/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Image is Everything

How much does the image you project at work matter? Is it more important than the work you do? Steve Jones asks for your opinions for this Friday poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Up Your Value

With the economy in a recession, how should you be managing your career? Steve Jones talks a little about building your brand and showing value to your employer.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Grow Your Family

This Friday Steve Jones asks you to network at your next event and meet more people in the amazing SQL Server community.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Open Arms

Steve Jones looks back at a networking event this week in Charlotte. Networking is valuable to your career and it can be a tremendous amount of fun as well.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Union Benefits

IT is an industry that hasn't adopted a union, at least not yet. Many IT workers hope it never happens, but what if it does? This Friday Steve Jones asks what benefits you might want from a union.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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