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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 - ipod
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The Best Days

Feeling his age a bit, Steve Jones asks you about yours in this Friday's poll. Where do you think you are in your career as a technologist?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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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 2009/05/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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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 2009/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Manage Your Career

The person responsible for your career is you. Steve Jones gives you a few thoughts on how you might approach your career.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/04/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Managing Risk

Evaluating risk is something we do every day. Steve Jones talks a bit about using this to make ourselves better.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/04/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Annoyances

Working with others can be a challenge. This Friday's poll asks for those little annoyances in the workplace and how to deal with them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Being More Productive

This Friday's poll looks at your productivity. Is there some technology that has really helped you do your job better?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/03/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Letting People Go Securely

Having employees leave your company is a reality of life. But how do you handle letting your IT workers go and protect your systems? Steve Jones isn't sure there is much you can do to prevent issues, but you can deal with them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/03/15 | Source: 4 Guys From Rolla | Category: editorial - ipod
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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 2009/02/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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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 2009/02/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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No More Lottery

Steve Jones talks about the lack of a big payday for tech workers. Not that most of us were expecting one.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Image If 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 2009/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Don't Let the Economic Downturn Get You Down

With the current economic downturn, many of us are wondering if we will still have a job by the end of this new year. Although DBAs are still in demand, no DBA job is 100% immune from layoffs. Brad suggests that now is the perfect time to invest in yourself.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Great IT Shops

Do you work in a great IT shop? Steve Jones talks about some of the things that make one and wonders if you feel you work at a great company.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Industry Experience... Required?

This Friday, a guest poll and editorial from Adrian Nichols wondering about the value of experience in a particular area.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Looking Forward

It's the last Friday of 2008 and Steve Jones has an end of year poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/12/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Learning Priorities

Steve Jones talks a bit about the value of learning for DBAs and other IT professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/12/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Career Challenges - Database Weekly (Dec 15, 2008)

This week Steve Jones sees a lot of people talking about challenges in their career.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/12/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Alone Time

Working in a distributed team can be challenging, but working in an office can be just as difficult. Steve Jones talks a bit about time management today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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