Saturday Night SQL Virtual Group is an open forum for discussions about Business Intelligence and Databases. This chapter sets the stage for every Microsoft SQL Server professional to share knowledge, to learn new techniques, to get answers on various topics related to data technologies, and to resolve real world issues.
Sat, Apr 22 2017 21:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Career Growth Questions You’re Afraid to Ask
As a developer, you’re constantly bombarded with job opportunities. Some even sound like super exciting things you’d like to do! How do you know if they’re actually right for you? Even if you’re not actively seeking a job, this is an important question that all developers need to answer. Drawing on real-life examples, this session will walk you through the career change and opportunity evaluation process. It will cover topics including benefits questions, intellectual property concerns, and assessing company culture. Most importantly, it will help you identify your career growth priorities and whether that seemingly shiny new opportunity meets them.
Cassandra Faris is the Talent Manager at Improving, a software development consulting and training company in Columbus, Ohio. She is highly involved in the regional technical community. She is President of the Microsoft-focused Dog Food Conference and Marketing Lead for CloudDevelop, a cross-platform cloud computing conference. She has an MBA in Organizational Leadership and Marketing, and is an avid tabletop gamer, runner, and rabid soccer fan who travels as much as possible.
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