﻿ SQL: Most recently hired employees of department 3001

# SQL Exercise: Most recently hired employees of department 3001

## SQL subqueries on employee Database: Exercise-70 with Solution

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70. From the following table, write a SQL query to find the recently hired employees of department 3001. Return complete information about the employees.

Sample table: employees

Sample Solution:

``````SELECT *
FROM employees
WHERE hire_date IN
(SELECT max(hire_date)
FROM employees
WHERE dep_id = 3001) AND dep_id=3001;
``````

Sample Output:

``` emp_id | emp_name | job_name | manager_id | hire_date  | salary  | commission | dep_id
--------+----------+----------+------------+------------+---------+------------+--------
69000 | JULIUS   | CLERK    |      66928 | 1991-12-03 | 1050.00 |            |   3001
(1 rows)
```

Explanation:

The said query in SQL that retrieves all the records from the 'employees' table where the hire_date is equal to the maximum hire_date for employees in the department with ID 3001.

The subquery selects the maximum hire_date for employees in the department with ID 3001. The main query then selects all employees with a hire_date equal to that maximum date, and also filters for employees who are in the department with ID 3001.

## Practice Online

Structure of employee Database:

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