This is an article I published several years ago and I’ve reviewed and updated it to ensure it’s current. A few days ago I did a search on “couch potato portfolio” on Google. I saw a few really good blogs on the topic. I went to one of them where the website was completely devoted […]
One of the most important things to do as a consultant / freelancer / contractor is to have a job in hand. This article will provide a list of websites that you can use to find contracts. You may find with Workopolis and Monster is that you’ll get contacted by recruiters instead of the actual […]
One of the tools needed by individual contractors is a way to collect money from your clients. Invoicing software has come a long way since I started consulting. The choices are vast. But, don’t forget that a simple Word document template you can download for free is still probably the simplest way. If your recruiting […]
What is PMP Certification? PMP stands for Project Management Professional. It’s the industry and globally recognized designation for Project Managers who have completed the PMP exam accorded by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Individuals who have completed the exam Project management is a professional field of discipline that aims to achieve project goals within given […]
As a small business or contractor, you’re going to need some office productivity software. Microsoft Office is probably the most popular Office software since it originally runs on Windows and Windows is the most popular desktop operating system. But, did you know that you don’t need Microsoft Office to read and write documents in Microsoft […]
This is a list of the SAS Dictionary Tables. These tables are accessible using PROC SQL or the corresponding SASHELP library. They are read-only and are useful to get information about libraries, datasets, system options, and other information relating to the current SAS session.
In this article, I will show you how to calculate the Month End date, and Fiscal Quarter End Date for Canadian Banks. Automatically Calculate the Month End Date This code will calculate the previous month end date automatically based on the date of execution of the code. data viewdates; today = today(); date1 = intnx(‘month’,today(),-1,’E’); format date1 […]
Key Web Pages on the SAS Website Many company websites have so many pages and links, it’s hard to find the information you want. Here are some key links on the SAS Institute Inc website. For the advanced user, my goto page is the SAS documentation page. For the beginning user, I would suggest the […]