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Advance Your Career by Becoming a Volunteer (PASS Summit 2017)

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Advance Your Career by Becoming a Volunteer (Presented at PASS Summit on November 2nd, 2017)

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Advance Your Career by Becoming a Volunteer (PASS Summit 2017)

  1. 1. Advance Your Career by Becoming a Volunteer Cathrine Wilhelmsen @cathrinew | cathrinew.net
  2. 2. Please silence cell phones Please silence cell phones 3
  3. 3. Cathrine Wilhelmsen PASS Community Evangelist PASS Community Evangelist and former SQLSaturday Organizer Community Speaker, blogger, author and chronic volunteer SQL Server and Biml Microsoft Data Platform MVP and BimlHero Certified Expert @cathrinew cathrinew.net
  4. 4. Why should you volunteer? …the next 45 minutes… Where can you volunteer? How does it help your career?
  5. 5. Who are you?
  6. 6. Developer DBA Architect BI / BA Manager "Everything"
  7. 7. 1-2 years 3-5 years 6-10 years 10+ years
  8. 8. What are your goals?
  9. 9. Higher salary Promotion MVP Award New job
  10. 10. How do you get there?
  11. 11. Junior $ Senior $$$ Chief $$$$$
  12. 12. Wait for it to happen? …or make it so?
  13. 13. Spoiler… You're already one step ahead :)
  14. 14. Why should you volunteer?
  15. 15. It's fun :)
  16. 16. Technical skills Soft skills Personal branding Networking
  17. 17. Where can you volunteer?
  18. 18. Schools Churches Soup kitchens Animal shelters Local community Parks Hospitals Code camps Online gaming Not-for-profits
  19. 19. PASS by and for the community
  20. 20. Local Groups and Events
  21. 21. Virtual Groups and Events
  22. 22. #SQLVolunteering
  23. 23. Answer short questions tagged with #SQLHelp Use Tweetdeck instead of native Twitter client Add #SQLHelp as new column Monitor keywords with #SQLHelp AND <keyword> #SQLHelp
  24. 24. #SQLHelp on Twitter
  25. 25. #SQLHelp in TweetDeck
  26. 26. Answer longer and more complex questions Stack Overflow (stackoverflow.com) Experts Exchange (experts-exchange.com) Forums
  27. 27. Forums: Stack Overflow
  28. 28. Forums: Stack Overflow
  29. 29. Write technical guides and articles Share experiences, tips and tricks Use WordPress (wordpress.com) Get your own domain name Start simple, keep going! Blogging
  30. 30. Monthly blog party Host picks the topic Participants write blog posts #tsql2sday Blogging: T-SQL Tuesday
  31. 31. Podcasts / Videos Interviews / discussions / reviews Explain or show something step-by-step SQL Server Radio (sqlserverradio.com) SQL Data Partners (sqldatapartners.com/podcast) Guy in a Cube (guyinacube.com)
  32. 32. Everyone has something interesting to share! Lightning talks / regular sessions / workshops Local Groups Virtual Groups / Webinars SQLSaturdays PASS Summit Speaking
  33. 33. Room monitoring Registration / Lunch Preparations and cleanup Local Groups SQLSaturdays PASS Summit On-Site Volunteering
  34. 34. Lunch meetings Evening meetings Full-day or multiple-day events Local Groups Virtual Chapters SQLSaturdays Event Organizing
  35. 35. Your Career
  36. 36. Technical skills Soft skills Personal branding Networking
  37. 37. Technical skills Soft skills Personal branding Networking
  38. 38. Technical skills Soft skills Personal branding Networking
  39. 39. Technical skills Soft skills Personal branding Networking
  40. 40. Update your resume
  41. 41. Before Job Experience Certifications Education After Presentations Volunteer Experience Honors & Awards Job Experience Certifications Education LinkedIn
  42. 42. How does this help your career?
  43. 43. Higher salary Promotion MVP Award New job
  44. 44. Higher salary Promotion MVP Award New job
  45. 45. Higher salary Promotion MVP Award New job
  46. 46. Higher salary Promotion MVP Award New job
  47. 47. Your turn! :)
  48. 48. Please silence cell phonesQuestions?
  49. 49. Thank You Learn more from Cathrine Wilhelmsen hi@cathrinew.net@cathrinew

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