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Hiring top tier talent is hard. It can be even harder in a highly competitive job market where low unemployment means a smaller pool to pull from. In this type of environment, it can be tempting to hire based on skill sets alone. It is always important to ensure a candidate always aligns with your company's core values, or you will undoubtedly wind up with someone who is not a fit.
Discussion of three attributes that can be a determining factor in how successful we are and maybe even how happy we are.
Our first virtual "WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER" was a success!
I recently was working with a customer implementing a data warehouse and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS). The customer was very familiar with Microsoft Power BI and had previously went to a conference to learn more about it. The customer was telling me that during the lecture he was in, the speakers talked about how Power BI was more than sufficient on its own and there was no use for Analysis Services. They asked me why the instructors would advise against using Analysis services, especially after seeing firsthand how it had made their life easier. After a discussion on when and when not to use Analysis Services, I thought I would write a blog post to elaborate on it.
"The key to professional success is not just technical mastery of one's discipline (which is, of course, essential), but also the ability to work with clients in a way as to earn their trust and gain their confidence."
In the business world, whether you are a small company or a thriving enterprise, data holds the keys to success. It does not matter if your company sells the best product in your market or if your firm offers the best services available, without data to track things such as sales, costs, opportunities, and other performance factors, you are losing valuable insights and possibly a competitive edge.