Branding Yourself for a Dream Job-The Modern Resume

It can be difficult for many technical professionals to get an interview these days when every open position receives dozens, if not hundreds of applicants. This talk is based on proven techniques that have helped Steve Jones find a number of great positions in the past.

We will examine practical techniques in the following areas that make you stand out from many other candidates including:
  • networking
  • blogging
  • speaking
  • writing
  • volunteering

Learn how you can build a brand that is attractive to employers and find the best job for your career.
Presented by Steve Jones at SQLBits XI
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    Steve Jones is currently the editor of SQLServerCentral, employed by Red Gate Software. Steve has been working with SQL Server for two decades at a variety of large and small companies. Steve has spent time as a hiring manager as well as a technical DBA, easily moving back and forth between these positions at different employers. He has managed Windows networks, functioned as a production DBA, development DBA, software developer, and DBA manager. His work has included start-up as well as Fortune 1000 companies in the power, financial, education, and software industries. He currently has his dream job managing the largest SQL Server community on the Internet from his ranch in Colorado and writes a daily editorial at SQLServerCentral.
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