Category Archives: Training

Contract vs Permanent Employment

There is a lot of discussion online about the debate of what is better, being an independent contractor or a permanent employee. I have run into this myself. I am a permanent employee for Pragmatic Works, and I know the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Interviewing

I have done over 140 interviews for potential employees at Pragmatic Works. In that time we have only hired a very small percentage of those people. Now a lot of that has to do with lacking skills. I cover that … Continue reading

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Studying and Learning Business Intelligence

I have been doing interviews for Pragmatic works for the past few years and I have come across quite a few people who wanted to be hired as a senior BI consultant and their skills were just not up to … Continue reading

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IT Pro Camp Jacksonville 2012

I spoke last weekend (6/16/2012) at the first ever IT Pro Camp in Jacksonville Florida. It was a great event with over 100 people attending. Breakfast and Lunch was provided with a great after event at Tilted Kilt. One of … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday Orlando – Pre Con

I’m very proud to announce that Pragmatic Works will be presenting a Business Intelligence Workshop pre-con for SQLSaturday #85 in Orlando on Friday September 23rd! In this session you’ll have not one, not two, not three but FOUR Pragmatic Works … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Works Foundation Class Oct 2011

I am super excited to announce that there is a strong demand for the Foundation Training to be held more frequently.  Our last one was held in August and several people were hired for Jr. DBA and Report Writing opportunities.  … Continue reading

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