Keeping Yourself Marketable

Presentation by Emmanuel Delpierre, Chairman of the DOUG Advisory Board I’m assuming you all are Oracle professionals. But how many of you are Oracle users?  Even if we are not Database Administrators (DBAs) or Developers, most of us use Oracle technology and...
Consulting Tips from Consulting Stance

Consulting Tips from Consulting Stance

Interview with Christine Lambden, Consulting Skills Trainer and Author Christine Lambden and Casey Conner recently spoke on Expanding Your Influence at the DOUG Professional Development Seminar.  She is a popular speaker and has appeared on Fox News and NBC’s Today...
Resume Tips for Technical People

Resume Tips for Technical People

Presentation by Steve Palmer, IT Recruiter with Babich & Associates First, let’s start by breaking the delusions surrounding resumes.  Resumes are grossly overrated. The average resume gets read in 10 to 15 seconds and 100’s of resumes...

Interview Tips for Technical People

Presented by E.J. Demaree II, Professional Development Chair of DOUG Principle #1) Be honest! That should be principle number one in your job search.  Obviously, you should not fudge on what you are good at.  However, the other side of being honest is NOT downplaying...
Twitter Meets Oracle: ORA_TWEET

Twitter Meets Oracle: ORA_TWEET

Based on a Presentation By Lewis Cunningham, Oracle ACE at JP Morgan Chase Teach your database to “tweet” its status updates to a private account.In my search for fun and exciting things to do with an Oracle database—call them “stupid database tricks”—I...