A recent software skills survey reveals that SQL is the most wanted software skill by employers. This high demand is partly due to the fact that SQL skills are needed for most jobs including: web design, project management, business analysis, computer programming, business management, data analysis and quality assurance. In addition, many organizations or companies […]
Hi, Do you have a college degree? If you already have one (1) college degree, then you have fulfilled the key educational requirement for database jobs. And you shouldn’t spend more time trying to figure out which additional college degrees (MBAs, masters, etc.) or database certifications will help qualify you for database jobs, OK? The […]
Hi, Do you realize that the skills listed on your resume are not all ranked equally or always looked upon favorably? For example, listing a SQL skill like: “Cursors” on your resume may actually create an opposite or negative impression of your capabilities and here is why! Set Based vs. Procedural SQL Query Writing SQL […]
Question I need specific training in SQL. I was laid off from my job in 2009 and before I was laid off I was working with SQL. I was only using basic queries and programming. I went to school; however, my training wasn’t concentrated in one area. Now I have a degree, but not enough […]
Question The toughest issue I’m facing right now is making the switch out of the educational field. I’m working a lot with data in my current position and would love to have a job doing more of that . . . but not in the public school system. I’ve been a classroom teacher (9 years) […]
Question If I master and get a complete grip on Oracle SQL only will I be able to get an entry level SQL programmer job or should I be knowing all the other RDBMS as well ?
Question I am a married man with 4 children, aged 49yrs. I am not working, i have retrenched from the work this year 2011. I have high school certificate. I am very interested in typing online job because i have basic education on this from school. I am also very interested in ENTRY-LEVEL DATABASE PROCESSING. […]
Question Hello, my name is April, and I am new to the IT world, however, no stranger to doing advanced techy tasks/features in the MS Office applications, such as Excel and Word. However, my interest now is to totally migrate into the IT field by doing sql server in hopes of either doing that typy […]
Question Hi, I am a Masters of Infomation Systems Management Student at Keller Graduate School of Devry University. I have a 4.0 GPA. I am still in my beginning classes. I have not started on anything related to the core technical courses. I do not have an IT background. My problem is that I have […]
Has anyone tried teaching SQL query design to someone with no experience in this area? How far might you expect to be able to go with the training in a few weeks?