Celebrating 50 Years of Project Management

Water Cooler Wisdom

Last year in  the International Journal of Project Management , Julien Pollack and Daniel Adler reported on 50 years of PM research trends to distill where the industry has come from, and where it’s going. Their report acknowledges passing fads as well as those that have withstood the test of time. When Pollack and Adler set out to examine the  evolution of project management , they knew that a standard literature review wouldn’t do.

Skills Development

Personal Excellence Blog

Without the right skills, you will only frustrate yourself, waste your time, and spend a lot of time dealing with rudimentary issues caused by the lack of knowledge or lack of skills, as opposed to progressing in your goal.

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What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. I spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. To ensure your resume shines, take ample time to make sure your information is presented in an easy to read, eye-pleasing format. manager/manger). By Jennifer Anthony.

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. I spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. To ensure your resume shines, take ample time to make sure your information is presented in an easy to read, eye-pleasing format. manager/manger). By Jennifer Anthony.

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. I spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. To ensure your resume shines, take ample time to make sure your information is presented in an easy to read, eye-pleasing format. manager/manger). By Jennifer Anthony.

my company does secret performance reviews we're not allowed to see

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my company does secret performance reviews that we’re not allowed to see March 21, 2011 A reader writes: My current employer performs secret yearly reviews for the 85 employees at our main location. It’s STORY TIME!

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews January 18, 2011 A reader writes: I’m an HR professional, and I’ve been recruiting folks for various companies for somewhere around 10 years. Over 50% of the time.

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terse answer Tuesday

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager terse answer Tuesday: 5 short answers to 5 short questions March 1, 2011 It’s Terse Answer Tuesday again! Peers, clients, people you supervised — basically anyone you have a professional relationship with who wasn’t your manager.

Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Your will be a better manager. Some bouquets mean, “Get the project done on time or we’re screwed.” Give flowers during crunch time because flowers and plants at the workplace increase productivity. This seems like a good time to link to the post about when I got flowers from Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com. Posted by Ask a Manager on October 28, 2009 at 1:28 am | permalink | Reply Men appreciate natural beauty.

Telecommuting Resume Advice

Telecommuting Journal

So I figured I’d take time to answer that question today. I’ve got more work than time, so if anything I’m looking for a maid so that I can devote even more time to work and much less time to cleaning chores. I spoke to a recruiter that stated he gets between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. You should take time to make sure your information is presented in an easy to read and eye-pleasing format.

terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions February 15, 2011 I got lazy this weekend and skipped Short Answer Saturday, so I’m making up for it with Terse Answer Tuesday. My manager has asked me several times what my plans are.

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Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions January 2, 2011 It’s time for short answer Sunday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Can your manager ignore your scheduling request? Get an Ask a Manager mug.

How to get unstuck in life | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Because if something on the list is not worth taking the time to rewrite by hand, it’s not worth taking the time to do. Even if I manage to do that, I will not feel like I have accomplished something important today.

What are we working for, really? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? And, in that time, the Big Happiness Number has become $75,000 , but I think that how much money I made didn’t matter because my basic, underlying personal problems did not change. I ask myself this all the time.

Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? The most special time, I think, was when two girls did tricks on one horse. And, people who manage their careers well end up paying more attention to a company’s reputation for caring about people and community than what any given job description is. Today, we define ourselves by the integrity with which we manage our career. Jessica Thompson Manager, U.S. Time wasted on YOUR freedom of speech?

There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Del.icio.us The next morning, I wake up at 5am because I’ve been waking up on farmer time for so long. I’ve been dumped many times by many men, and I’ve always thought no one would ever love me, and I always fall in love again. Time does heal all wounds but boy that time can be painful Posted by Amy on December 4, 2009 at 6:28 pm | permalink | Reply So sorry.