4 More Tips to Answering Project Management Interview Questions About Metrics

Hiring Technical People

Some of you would like to know how to answer questions about the metrics you can gather and discuss when you look for a job as a project or program manager. On a non-agile project, I ask the project team when the think the project will be done, each week or two. I ask them, “What did you see or hear to make you think the project will meet last week’s date/not meet last week’s date?”

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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. Did you help the project meet or beat the desired schedule date? To summarize the four tips: Think about a recent project or program.

2015 169

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When preparing for executive job search, your mission is to create content for various purposes, and build an executive brand communications plan that reinforces your unique promise of value to your target employers, across diverse channels online and off-line.

2015 224

Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

In the late 90’s, with the internet boom, Monster and other job boards started advertising electronically. Suddenly, a job ad could be large and all-encompassing because employers were no longer restricted to some number of inches of newspaper.

8 Ways To Beat Job Search Burnout

Career Realism

You probably know the dangers of burnout, but do you also realize that you can become burned out from a job search? Related: 6 Tips For Managing Job Search Stress. So, how can you prevent or heal job search burnout? Keep your search in perspective.

2014 114

Job Search Tips for Employees of RadioShack and Others Facing a Layoff

Career Solvers

Even if you think your job is not in jeopardy today, you should always be proactively managing your career because stuff happens…quickly. Review your resume to see if your document reads like a laundry list of job tasks or an accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven self-marketing tool.

Are you positive about your job search?

Write Solution

Career Collective post: Once a month, a group of career professionals blog on a subject topical and timely for a job seeker. This month’s topic: Mid-year job search checkup. You’ve set up metrics to track resume send-out-versus-response ratios.

2011 87

Seven Ways to Get Noticed in Your Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? You’re just blending in with the Job Search Herd when you’re like everyone else. Take a different approach to your job search and you’ll start to see positive responses. For instance: (1) Have business cards advertising “You&# and your job search. (2) Your job skills and competencies should be in the top one-fourth of the first page of the resume.

2011 73

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

[The following article was originally published for my Personal Branding Expert gig on Job-Hunt.org.]. and metrics?driven They both service different purposes in your job search.

2014 236

Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Some Things Executive Job Seekers Do Wrong with Their Resumes. More in my post, Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search ?

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Transitioning to a New Role: How to Interview

Hiring Technical People

Once you’ve done that in your resume, you can craft a cover letter that explains how your past experience fits this job. Let’s assume you are interviewing for a project manager or program manager role, since that was the question. “Tell me what metrics you used to manage your projects or programs.” ” You should be able to answer that, and explain how you modified those metrics for your projects or programs for your needs.

2014 154

Ditch your Crystal Ball. Try Hiring Trends Instead …

reCareered

What’s happening in the Job Market? You don’t need a crystal ball these days to know what’s happening in the job market. Are there more jobs for Project. job boards job Web 2.0 career job search Subject Matter Expertise employment metrics career coach recession research recruiter Tags: job search 2.0 Employment Trends knows all. Is the market for Controllers better than for Finance Managers?

2010 55

2 More Favorite Insider Tips for Executive Resume Writing

Executive Career Brand

I recently shared 2 favorite tips that can help elevate the value you offer and catapult your job search forward in my post, 2 of My Favorite Insider Tips for Executive Resume Writing. . Remember that numbers and metrics pack a powerful punch.

How C-A-R Storytelling Gives Executive Resume Branding Zing

Executive Career Brand

After all, if you’re job searching effectively, you’re getting your resume in front of human eyeballs, not just applicant tracking systems that scan and dump your resume into a database. Monetize the results and/or use metrics whenever possible – NUMBERS TALK!

2012 186

The Kitchen Sink C-level Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

You may think a 20+ page, all-inclusive resume is a huge executive job search blunder. A kitchen sink resume is the place you dump ALL your experience, skills, qualifications, achievements, metrics, areas of knowledge, areas of interest, etc. Job Search Fizzling?

2012 186

Ditch your Crystal Ball. Try Hiring Trends Instead …

reCareered

What’s happening in the Job Market? You don’t need a crystal ball these days to know what’s happening in the job market. Are there more jobs for Project. Employment Economy Job Boards reCareered Blog career career coach Employment Job job boards job search job search 2.0 metrics recession recruiter research subject matter expertise web 2.0Employment Trends knows all.

2010 40

9 Questions to Ask in Your Interview to WOW HR

Ms. Career Girl

By asking about metrics right off the bat, you show that you’re goal-oriented, and unafraid to be accountable for the work you do. Of course, success isn’t just about hitting the metrics. This question doesn’t just acknowledge that no job is smooth-sailing.

2016 207

3 ways to tell management just is not into you

Cube Rules

Rewarded, if not in monetary value, through recognition of a job well done. Not because it is something required to do, but because improving our job skills is a needed activity to ensure employment security. You build metrics around the methodology.

2012 188

7 Tips on How To Get Your Stagnant Career Moving

Career Alley

Might I remind you that attendance is a key metric that even large companies take into account (especially large companies)! Now I’m not sure as to what exactly your job role is, you maybe a bank clerk, virtual assistant, writer, etc. Good luck in your search.

2013 205

Job Interview “Elevator Pitch”

Resume Bear

For example, being proficient in Microsoft Project can position a project manager as a candidate that gets the job done expeditiously and in turn saves time, money, and resources. Use accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven examples to support your strengths.

2011 247

The Real Reason Why Most LinkedIn Profiles Suck

Career Solvers

And everyone agrees that these references to personal attributes should be banned from profiles whenever possible in favor of tangible, accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven proof of professional performance. In other words, all the job descriptions sucked.

2011 90

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

I’m hopeful that 2017 will be a year full of great opportunities for all job seekers actively searching, and for those passively open to new opportunities—which according to a new survey by JobVite happens to be 74% of us. This has not escaped our careers and job searches.

2017 99

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

You need to know what’s working (and what’s not), and adopt the tactics used by people who currently have the job you want to maximize visibility. Click on the “Advanced” option next to LinkedIn’s search bar. Insert a relevant postal code to confine search results to a certain area.

2016 83

Make Sure This Part Of Your Resume Is Flawless

Career Realism

Does it give me data, metrics, and outcomes, so that I know what this person can deliver? Take a look at the job description and highlight the keywords. Use the exact terms that are used in the job description. Include Metrics And Data. Job Search Resume

2015 114

Receiving 100s Of Rejections To Your Applications? Read This!

Career Realism

I am sure you must be very frustrated when you receive 100s of rejections to your job applications. Related: How To Turn Job Rejection Into An Advantage. Fake Jobs! Yes, I just said it; fake jobs! I used to work for S&P so I do know a few things about metrics.

2016 83

The 5 Questions to Ask at Any Job Interview

Corn on the Job

Guest post: Natasha Hodgson is a careers and entrepreneurship enthusiast, currently working as Community Manager for vibrant internships and jobs platform Enternships ( @enternships ). Interview Tips Job Search Interview Interview Questions Job

2014 112

How to Make a Business Case for Hiring Military Veterans #SHRM16

Workology

Look beyond job boards and find ways to engage them. Create a Project Team. Measure at periodic intervals like quarterly metrics. It’s easy to overmeasure and be focused on the metrics.

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2009

Learning Voyager

Maker Your Search Lights Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (60) ► October (3) The Power of HOPE Making Sense of Change On Natural and Un-Natural Change ► September (7) Using the CASE Method: How HR and OD Can Improve P. Where's My Job?" Listening Leaders How to Get and Keep Customers ► June (6) In Search of Meaningful Work Telling Your STORY Becoming Something Very Important Living the Mission, Vision, and Values Can't We All Get Along? Here We Are.

2009 43

How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

If so, it may be time to perform a checkup on your resume to improve the overall health of your job-search campaign. The job description. These resumes list job responsibilities galore and often look like the writer literally cut and pasted their job description into the resume.

2011 89

7 Phrases To Delete From Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Phrases that are taboo on resumes like, “Self-motivated team player,” are creeping back into lists of job hunter credentials on LinkedIn. Unfortunately, these mundane, dry, and redundant phrases can make it difficult for you to maximize the power of LinkedIn in a job search.

2013 83

3 Flexible Day Jobs For Actors

Career Realism

That is why having a day job with growth potential – or even a parallel career path – in place before that decision needs to be made is so valuable. So with that in mind, here is my list of three jobs which can be done as day jobs or as alternative careers, or even developed into businesses.

2013 82

Take a Ride in the Elevator Before You Interview | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

For example, being proficient in Microsoft Project can position a project manager as a candidate that gets the job done expeditiously and in turn saves time, money, and resources. Use accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven examples to support your strengths.

2010 80

How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, according to Execunet’s 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 94 percent of the senior-level executives surveyed would consider switching industries. Of course, you won’t have decades to get the job done.

2009 158

3 Tips For A Persuasive Executive Cover Letter

Career Realism

As an executive, a cover letter is a crucial part of your job search package. Instead of… I have 15 years of experience in sales management and have started many projects both within my company and with partners. I’m ready to shorten my job search and start interviewing.

How Do the Best Executive Resumes Win Interviews?

Career Realism

In the midst of an executive job search but gaining little to no traction? Powerfully written, superior-quality executive resumes—those that clearly position job seekers as must-have leaders in their field—contain specific language that distinguishes candidates at a high career level.

2012 105

I’m supposed to write 23 mini-essays in 24 hours before an employer will even interview me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am in the early stages of job searching and have a situation that I’m not sure is abnormal or not. I received the following questionnaire to complete after I applied for a director level job in the nonprofit/association industry. If you would, please describe/explain the reasons for your career moves/job changes, including gaps of employment if applicable. Membership Year Over Year performance metrics.

2018 63

How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

That post was about signaling strength during job interviews. In her case, the completion of her 365 day self portrait project that she shared on flickr. Key Metric: What was impacted? Make sure that metric is also relevant and measurable in the way your industry defines it.

Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

Career Realism

AH-HA MOMENT AUTHORS APPLICATION TAKE THE FREE QUIZ WINNERS APPROVED EXPERTS BECOME AN EXPERT EXPERT BENEFITS EXPERT SCHEDULE INTERVIEW PREP PERSONAL BRANDING RESUME & COVER LETTER YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SCORING AN INTERNSHIP C-TWIPS FEATURED TWEETS ORIGINAL PROJECT T.A.P.

2010 114

6 Reasons Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting A Response

Career Realism

It can be hard to ascertain if it’s your resume, the job market, or who knows what else when you’re job searching and your phone just isn’t ringing. Many job seekers have called us and said “I think it’s my resume, but I’m not sure ….” Ditch the objective statement and utilize a job target/job title and personal branding statement instead. Your career summary is full of fluff and filler words that could apply to every job seeker on the market.

2014 88

3 Steps To A Dollar-Driven Resume That Grabs An Employer’s Attention

Career Realism

Readying your resume for a leadership or executive job search ? You might find the traditional data—career titles, management assignments, projects, and education—aren’t enough anymore.

2013 83

Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

Career Realism

AH-HA MOMENT AUTHORS APPLICATION TAKE THE FREE QUIZ WINNERS APPROVED EXPERTS BECOME AN EXPERT EXPERT BENEFITS EXPERT SCHEDULE INTERVIEW PREP PERSONAL BRANDING RESUME & COVER LETTER YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SCORING AN INTERNSHIP C-TWIPS FEATURED TWEETS ORIGINAL PROJECT T.A.P.

2010 114

10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Today the focus is on LinkedIn – the social networking site that many job seekers now call home. Whereas Twitter and Facebook still receive lower marks from many job seekers. That a job seeker has taken the time to get them.

2010 113