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New Post 5/30/2015 10:08 PM
User is offline muffy242
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Do I turn down this job offer? SQL Related 

So, I have SQL on my resume because ive used it in the past in Access.  On the interview, they asked me a few questions like what right join is, etc.  asked me to describe what a relational dabatase is, primary key, foreign key, etc

i know the basics so i obviously passed that part.  But, i havent used it much in the past other than very basic statements.

 The job would be a position where i would go into  the database and query out ad hoc request in SQL Server. Alot of the common request are already prebuilt.  The job would start in 5 weeks.  Currently, just finished up a contracted position, so without income and this position is a pretty solid in at a big company.

So, my quesiton is. could i learn enough in 5 weeks to query the basic ad hoc request out of SQL Server or is this too big of a risk.

 
New Post 6/1/2015 1:04 PM
User is offline NitWitNick
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Re: Do I turn down this job offer? SQL Related 

"Do I turn down this job offer?"

If they offered you the job, you must have done something right ... Take It.

You can Study and Learn-On-The-Job

 

"without income"

You can make it until you quit or get fired ... so make it while you can.


 
New Post 6/3/2015 11:30 AM
User is offline vlookup
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Re: Do I turn down this job offer? SQL Related 

I'd take the position and fake it till you make it.   Get a good SQL book and go from there.  

 
New Post 8/24/2016 4:35 AM
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Re: Do I turn down this job offer? SQL Related 
Modified By Chris Adams  on 8/24/2016 2:12:46 PM)

Yeah, I'd definitely take it as well. You can just use Google while on the job to find out whatever you won't know.

 

 
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