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5 Tips For Working On A Group Project At Work

Career Realism

5 Tips For Working On A Group Project At Work. Group projects are and have always been, a part of work for most organizations.

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The Project Management Industry Just Got a Facelift

Water Cooler Wisdom

In a 2016 Fast Track piece , I covered a disconcerting study conducted by The Project Management Institute (PMI). The research illustrated that organizations around the world waste an average of $122 million for every $1 billion spent on projects as a result of poor project management practices. Allow me to explain.

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4 Tips for Preparing for a Project or Program Manager Interview

Hiring Technical People

Maybe you also read Six Tips for Answering Project and Program Manager Interview Questions or I nterview Questions for Project Managers and want more detail. If you are a project or program manager and you want to know how to answer these questions, do this: Think about your most recent project or program.

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Project Culture Reflects Management Culture

Hiring Technical People

I have a post, What’s the Culture on Your Project? that discusses the project issues of the Romney campaign. Now, Romney himself may not have hired the project manager. Maybe instead of consultants, you do want to have a small cross-functional project team in-house. But there is a deeper issue. I suspect not.

Project Management in the 21st Century

Water Cooler Wisdom

Researchers at Portsmouth Business School in the United Kingdom conducted a review of recent academic studies on project management to answer the question: “what components exist across the board in the worldwide practice of 21 st century Project Management and what are some universal challenges that exist?”.

2016 24

7 Skills Every Project Manager CV Should Include

The Undercover Recruiter

Writing your CV as a project manager can be a complex task. 7 Skills Every Project Manager CV Should Include. View Article.

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The Future of Project Management with Moira Alexander

Water Cooler Wisdom

Project management thought leader Moira Alexander chats exclusively with The Fast Track about issues such as the difference between Project Management and change management, the unique requirements of remote project management, and the most effective use of software tools to complete project management and non-PM related tasks.

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Interview question – what project are you most proud of?

Cube Rules

You can’t answer with just &# Oh, it was the XYZ project.&# photo credit: h.koppdelaney. The call to adventure. The road of trials.

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Project Plan Your Job Search

Career Realism

Create a job search project plan. Job Search advice career expert job Project searchAre you struggling to stay on top of your job search? Do you need help in prioritizing your time? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students

Resume Bear

So it’s no wonder that college students, groups, and even faculty members have flocked to the site to get their projects off the ground.

Showing That You Are Qualified for a New Project

Careers Done Write

The largest project that I have managed to date is $502K, involving 20 sites. Make notes of your ideas for the new project based on research.

How Much Detail on a Project Manager’s Résumé

Careers Done Write

My résumé is 5 pages long because of the many projects in my career. Ask Deb Project Management resume Thank you, Isaac M.

2013 60

5 Project Management Skills to Boost Your Career

Career Alley

Tackle Each Project in an Original way. Although you are the manager of the project, your role does not extend to conflict resolution.

The Case for Project Management’s Place in the HR Practitioner’s Heart


Our work is a series of projects, connected by periods of maintenance on projects of the past. I often make that argument with friends and colleagues when I try to explain why project management should hold a much larger place in the hearts of HR professionals. Definition of a Project. Project Management Defined.

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6 Must-Have Skills for Project Managers

Career Alley

Being a successful Project Manager requires a wide range of skills, talents and experience. Great writing skills, a deep knowledge of technology and an aptitude to manage budgets are all key to Project Management. Career advice Project Managers

Résumé Help – IT Project Delivery Executive

Careers Done Write

Today’s résumé help looks at an IT executive with strong experience providing professional services and project delivery.

2011 66

7 Traits of Stellar Project Managers

Water Cooler Wisdom

Many of us manage large projects on a regular basis.  The best PMs understand who they need to go to to get things done, and they develop strong relationships with those individuals so that cross-functional projects run more smoothly.    According to my sources, great PMs: Possess unofficial authority.

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Project Manager Success in the First 100 Days

Water Cooler Wisdom

Schoen and Hanford defined project management office, or PMO , as a function designed to facilitate and improve the management of projects through the application and use of PPM disciplines, such as project management and program management. Prepare Phase (Days −10 to 15).

6 Must-Have Writing Skills Every Project Manager Needs

Career Realism

These days, being a project manager is a completely different animal, isn’t it? Management project manager writing skills

Study: Project Managers are Stressed and Overworked

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to  Workfront’s new Project Management Survey , conducted in late  2014  with 384 North American PMs, project managers are being inundated with too much work, lack of visibility into the work being done, and the use of disconnected tools to do the work. Disparate new tools don’t ease admin pains.

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Six Tips for Answering Project and Program Manager Interview Questions

Hiring Technical People

I have two very popular posts on this site: Interview Questions for Program Managers , and Interview Questions for Project Managers. For every project and program on your resume, starting with the most recent, ask yourself these questions: What decisions did I make? What actions did I take that affected the project? Never lie.

2013 36

New 2012-2022 BLS Employment Projections: What Career Counselors Need to Know

Career Key

Trends and Highlights Occupations related to healthcare are projected to have the fastest growth and add the most new jobs. The U.S.

2014 58

The Rise of the Chief Project Officer Role

Water Cooler Wisdom

The Project Management Institute recently commented that organizations are, in increasing numbers, seeing added value from appointing chief project officers. Specifically, he/she: Ensures every project supports the right business goals. Links all projects to business strategies.

What Should the Salary of a Project Manager Be?


Understanding the Salary of a Project Manager. Do you have Project Managers in your organization? What’s In a Title? Respect the Matrix.

Using A Project Management Degree To Boost Your Career

Career Alley

Advantages of Earning a Project Management Degree for Beginners. Advantages of Project Management Certification for Experienced Professionals.

6 Weeknight Projects For People Without Hobbies #MondayMotivation

The Undercover Recruiter

6 Weeknight Projects For People Without Hobbies #MondayMotivation. You know your productivity at work depends. View Article.

Résumé Help – Project & Account Management Professional

Careers Done Write

Today we are taking a look at the résumé of a senior level project manager who is also involved in growing business and managing accounts.

2011 47

5 Little-Known Tools to Enhance Your Project Management Skills


Project management is a beast. But take it from me…you can’t afford to skimp on this step if you want the project to finish on time.

2013 29

6 Must-Have Skills for Project Managers

Career Alley

Being a successful Project Manager requires a wide range of skills, talents and experience. Break projects into smaller deliverables and goals.

Beat Inertia and Start Your New Project Today!

Water Cooler Wisdom

» January 10, 2011 Beat Inertia and Start Your New Project Today! « What Do You Want to Be Known For? I do, however, enjoy yours.

The Pivotal Role of a Modern Day Digital Project Manager

The Undercover Recruiter

The Pivotal Role of a Modern Day Digital Project Manager. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Using Group Projects to Advance Your Career

Career Makeover Coach

Being part of a group project is one way to get more visibility, grow your professional network, and find an opportunity to lead. Building Your Network Leadership Upgrade Your Skills Winning at Work career network professional development Project management tag1 team Team building workLooking for an opportunity to advance your career?

2011 16

Resume Help – Financial Information Technology Project Manager

Careers Done Write

He has diverse project management experience and most recently worked on a project in the telecommunication space as a manager.

Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry


Project Include wants to really and radically diversify tech. ” And the non-profit is certainly taking it seriously.

2016 14

Salary Trends for Project Managers and the Like

Water Cooler Wisdom

PMI’s 2015 Earning Power survey reveals that current project management compensation varies widely. Number of years of experience in project management. Average size of projects managed, including average project budget and average project team size. PMP® Certification Status. Position. Country of Employment.

5 Tips To Better Project Management

Career Realism

The best project managers are able to consistently deliver high-quality projects that meet or exceed their stakeholders’ expectations.

No Gene for the Human Spirit: The Genome Project Sucks


The Genome Project. The Triumph of the Human Spirit. Instead of an on-site interview, an agility test. That would be a sick and sad world.

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a round-up of advice for managing people and projects

Ask A Manager

I worked with them to create a list that they’ve printed today of the best Fast Track posts from last year about managing people and projects — my articles and other people’s too. It covers everything from how to help staff members be more innovative to how to talk about a failing project. You can read it here.

2017 11

5 things likely to disrupt your project plan

Ask A Manager

So you’re ready to launch a carefully scheduled project plan. You’ve planned backwards and mapped out each stage of the work and who will be responsible for what, and your project plan is a thing of beauty. 5 things likely to disrupt your project plan was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. work habits

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Résumé Help - Scientific Project Management Professional

Careers Done Write

Today we are focused on the curriculum vitae of a project manager who works for a scientific research organization. Resume Help resume