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Posted - 03/15/2014 :  02:05:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have seen many jobs on monster.com and indeed.com and all the jobs for SQL DBA requires atleast 3 years experience. Then how can a newbie get a dba job?

Aged Yak Warrior

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Posted - 03/17/2014 :  14:07:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here are a few ideas:
- if you have development experience, focus on how it relates to Database
- look for Junior DBA positions
- keep on working at things and reading in your spare time, at least this will help in an interview
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Constraint Violating Yak Guru

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Posted - 03/17/2014 :  15:39:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You can try for the positions, but be honest about your level of experience.

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Bustaz Kool
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Posted - 04/16/2014 :  19:09:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It is my experience that most work ads overstate the requirements; they ask for three years but will find one year acceptable. Apply for the job...

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