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when i try the following query it does not work.
CASE WHEN Resource.EmployedBy = NULL THEN 'UNKNOWN' ELSE Resource.EmployedBy END AS EmployedBy,

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CASE WHEN Resource.EmployedBy  ISNULL THEN 'UNKNOWN' ELSE Resource.EmployedBy END AS EmployedBy,
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CASE WHEN Resource.EmployedBy  IS NULL THEN 'UNKNOWN' ELSE Resource.EmployedBy END AS EmployedBy,


You have to separate IS and NULL
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IS NULL  should do
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You can use IsNull:
ISNULL(Resource.EmployedBy, 'UNKNOWN')
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ISNULL or COALESCE would be sufficient here.

COALESCE(Resource.EmployedBy, 'UNKNOWN')
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