Resumes are like opinions, which are like something else: everybody’s got one. And if you don’t have one, then certain key functions are very hard to perform. In this case, not having a resume makes the job-getting difficult.
DBA (Database Administrator) is a Data Professional tasked with managing an organization’s data using some sort of database software, such as Microsoft SQL Server. They are concerned with gathering, storing and presenting data to data consumers, which includes virtually anyone in the modern world.
Networking is one of the best ways to boost your career contacts and help you find a better job. If you are attending the PASS Summit in 2011, take advantage of this two hour seminary from Don Gabor.
Looking for a job in the SQL Server industry can be a challenge for many people. Craig Farrell examines part of this process in his look at job postings and how you can interpret them.
You’re leaving your current employer for a new opportunity and want to make the move as smooth as possible. You don’t want to burn your bridges and want to make sure that everything you’ve left behind can be managed by the people you’ve left behind or the DBA who is replacing you. So, you’ve done your handover documentation and trained up the new guy. You definitely don’t want to be that DBA who is cursed the week after they leave when their network account is disabled and a bunch of stuff ‘breaks’.