There’s a lot of info out there about putting together a resume, and I probably can’t add a lot, but I reviewed a resume for a friend recently and of the notes I sent back, I wanted to share a couple here: Tell them what you want to do. Are you a DBA. An ETL […]Read more "Writing Your Resume"
I wanted to write this because its often overlooked. I care about things that may not interest you, things that may interest you, things that you may totally despise. And vice versa. As individuals that’s fine, we live our lives and move on. In a group setting it’s harder. Imagine you have a colleague who […]Read more "You Are Allowed to Care About Whatever You Want"
Micromanaging is one of those words that evokes an instant negative image. Certainly there are times when it happens, but it’s surprisingly hard to define well. Maybe a very rough high level definition is “excessive oversight”. Most of the time on the management side it happens due to inexperience, a lack of faith in employees […]Read more "Micromanaging"
This was the third SQLSaturday in South Florida and the third time I’ve attended, just too good an event to miss, especially towards the end of summer when it includes the chance to visit Ft Lauderdale beach for a while. I was in town early for the event for the PASS Board meeting, so the […]Read more "Notes from SQLSaturday #79"
We’re having a PASS Board meeting and many of us will be staying for the event on Saturday (and an annual event for me!). It’s a chance for us to meet members and for members to sit with us to talk about things. We’ll be at the PASS table and around most of the day. […]Read more "Meet the PASS Board at SQLSaturday #79 In South Florida"
We have a few changes in the election process for PASS this year, one of them is that we have a mini-election to seat the member portion of the NomCom. It’s a critical role, the NomCom applies the guidance from the Board to the interview process and in the end, they select the slate of […]Read more "Seeking Volunteers for the Nomination Committee"
The annual Code Camp is coming up on October 1st in Tallahassee and our local SQL group is trying to find speakers to set up a SQL track. If you live in the area, or just up for a weekend trip to learn and share, consider going.Read more "Call for Speakers for the SQL Track at the Tallahassee Code Camp"