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sariel5982120dShe tested reasonably well.
There's your problem.
She googled it all, or had help.
Tests only mean to limit your list of talent, they rarely increase quality of talent.
jespersh8472120dMaybe start simpler. Do they have an introduction/tutorial with data they can follow to get some of the concepts right? Not always knowledge about X translate well into Y unless you also know something about Z
Root79709120dCould be ignorance.
Could be depression.
Could be laziness.
The first is fixable, and looks like what you’re already trying.
The second is fixable too, though slowly and not by you.
The third is, unfortunately, terminal.
TeachMeCode3258120dI think the BIGGEST issue is not using google to learn things when stuck. And was the test cheat proof? Hopefully she was monitored...
C0D468635120dSo, the test didn't cover T-SQL 🤷♂️
You dug your own hole here.
But I do agree, it's not hard if you know one, to look up the syntax for
Most things are going very similar, or at least called the same when looking them up.
electrineer22551120dShe's still new, let's see in a couple years how she's doing.
bittersweet46861120dSQL knowledge doesn't immediately translate to dialect, stack and product knowledge.
Someone with 15 years of MySQL knowledge won't be a Postgres expert right out of the gate for example -- And could have trouble finding their footing around stack-specific software like Tableau, and also the company specific database layout.
T-SQL and Snowflake are especially stupid, wrong and horrible for all kinds of reasons, in my "completely unbiased" opinion (nah, who am I kidding, I'm extremely biased and my opinion is possibly objectively invalid and I say these things just because I'm waaaaay more familiar with other products).
I'd say, give it a bit of time.