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Handling Inconvenient Requests

Brad gives a little guidance on how you might want to respond to inconvenient requests with an eye on doing yourself a favor.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2014/10/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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I am no Asimov

Rodney Landrum on finding the inspiration you need, somehow and from somewhere, to get yourself out of a tight corner.  Read more...
By Rodney Landrum 2014/09/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Best Database Administrators Automate Everything

Do you understand the value of your time? I mean really understand it. Time is your absolute number one most valuable asset. Once it's gone, that's it, gone forever.  Read more...
By John Sansom 2014/08/22 (first published: 2012/04/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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From Hairdresser to DBA – How to start a career in IT

In writing about his career change from hairdresser to DBA, Greg Lucas shares his experiences and offers advice for those looking to move into IT.  Read more...
By Greg M Lucas 2014/08/15 (first published: 2012/09/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: professional development
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How To Write An Interview Winning Resume

Writing a resume that rocks is not an art. Follow these simple guidelines to help secure your next interview.  Read more...
By John Sansom 2014/08/01 (first published: 2012/07/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: professional development
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Creating a DBA's Library

A DBA Library: it's not the library in traditional terms where you have books and journals stacked on your desk; rather it's a centralized and integrated repository of knowledge, information and applications for the DBA.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/01/17 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: administration
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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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Competence trumps a good cultural fit

Phil Factor reflects on how the people who made the industry great, in the past, were often eccentric, rebellious, odd, truculent, but all blessed with the gift of creating wonderful software. Today, such people would struggle to get pass the first interview.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2013/09/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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From Hairdresser to DBA – How to start a career in IT

In writing about his career change from hairdresser to DBA, Greg Lucas shares his experiences and offers advice for those looking to move into IT.  Read more...
By Greg M Lucas 2014/08/15 (first published: 2012/09/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: professional development
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 16,425 reads

How To Write An Interview Winning Resume

Writing a resume that rocks is not an art. Follow these simple guidelines to help secure your next interview.  Read more...
By John Sansom 2014/08/01 (first published: 2012/07/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: professional development
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 19,181 reads

Stop Asking and Start Making Decisions Today

You’re desperately trying to get things done but it’s just not happening for you. I’m going to let you in on a little secret, you’re doing it wrong!  Read more...
By John Sansom 2012/05/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: professional development
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The Best Database Administrators Automate Everything

Do you understand the value of your time? I mean really understand it. Time is your absolute number one most valuable asset. Once it's gone, that's it, gone forever.  Read more...
By John Sansom 2014/08/22 (first published: 2012/04/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 18,055 reads

DBAs and the Career-Life Balance

DBAs always tend to face many difficulties in maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Brad McGehee encourages some debate on the best strategies to make this work, in the face of long working hours, and the desire to contribute fully to the SQL Server community.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2012/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Being an extremely productive DBA

In order to gain better support for learning and training opportunities, the DBA needs to prove a direct link to productivity and results, in words and numbers the CEO will understand.  Read more...
By Tony Davis 2011/07/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's holding you back?

If you’re not where you want to be in your career, then what do you think is holding you back?  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Do we do enough?

Do we, event organizers, tool vendors, concerned SQL citizens, as a community, do enough to reach people who don't know about the training available to them?  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/04/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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On Leadership - Lead by Example

This is the second part of a leadership series I started with On Leadership - Lead from the Front. To recap...  Read more...
By 2011/04/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Why You Should Attend SQL Saturday #70 - Columbia, SC

Free training. Excellent speakers. Outstanding location. Great networking opportunities. Experienced and efficient event staff. These are the primary things you...  Read more...
By 2011/02/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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SQL University: SQL Server Security Architecture - 3rd Party, Some Options

Day 3 of Security Week at SQL University is now in session. You're implementing a third party solution and you...  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2011/02/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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SQL Saturday #70 - Columbia, SC - Call for Speakers

We're gearing up the advertising for SQL Saturday #70 since we're about 8 weeks out. In keeping with that, our...  Read more...
By 2011/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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