﻿ SQL: Employees who joined in a month having 2nd char is A

# SQL Exercise: Employees who joined in a month having 2nd char is A

## SQL employee Database: Exercise-115 with Solution

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115. From the following table, write a SQL query to find those employees who joined in any month, but the name of the month contain the character ‘A’ in second position. Return complete information about the employees.

Sample table: employees

Sample Solution:

``````SELECT *
FROM employees
WHERE to_char(hire_date,'MON') LIKE '_A%';
``````

Sample Output:

``` emp_id | emp_name | job_name | manager_id | hire_date  | salary  | commission | dep_id
--------+----------+----------+------------+------------+---------+------------+--------
66928 | BLAZE    | MANAGER  |      68319 | 1991-05-01 | 2750.00 |            |   3001
68736 | ADNRES   | CLERK    |      67858 | 1997-05-23 | 1200.00 |            |   2001
69324 | MARKER   | CLERK    |      67832 | 1992-01-23 | 1400.00 |            |   1001
(3 rows)
```

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Sample Database: employee

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