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

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Using A Project Management Degree To Boost Your Career

Career Alley

If you are a project management consultant or project manager, going back to school for a project management degree can make a huge difference in your career. Discover Career Opportunities Project Management

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Using A Project Management Degree To Boost Your Career

Career Alley

If you are a project management consultant or project manager, going back to school for a project management degree can make a huge difference in your career. Discover Career Opportunities Project Management

2019 182

How A Project Management Degree Can Boost Your Career

Career Alley

If you are a project management consultant or project manager, going back to school for a project management degree can make a huge difference in your career. Discover Career Opportunities Project Management

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10 Ways to Enhance Your Career in Project Management

Career Alley

Project Management is considered a stable and secure career choice because organizations will always implement projects and skilled professionals will always be required to handle those projects. Discover Career Opportunities Project Management

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CV Tips For Project Managers

Career Alley

It is important to make sure that your CV stands out for all of the right reasons. The last thing you want is for it to be an example of what not to put on your CV. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter CV Resume

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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. In order to help you out, we created a list of 6 must-have personal relationship skills every project manager needs. Personal relationship skills are the most important for project manager as he/she is the one to control, navigate and inspire the entire team.

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5 Project Management Skills to Boost Your Career

Career Alley

Managing business projects is a skill that spans a number of career paths and demands a wide range of talents and aptitudes, underpinned by experience and wisdom. To complete projects to a good standard, within budget and to schedule, you require expertise across an array of areas, such as budget and time management, customer relations, prioritization and team leadership — to name but a few. Tackle Each Project in an Original way.

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Using A Project Management Degree To Boost Your Career

Career Alley

If you are a project management consultant or project manager, going back to school for a project management degree can make a huge difference in your career. Advantages of Earning a Project Management Degree for Beginners. A new project manager may have a hard time especially now that he or she belongs to a respected group of professionals. A project management degree can help in achieving career goals and enhancing skills.

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From Fundraising to Project Management

Career Shifters

“Most days, I felt like I was in the wrong place.”. When Yan Lau took a natural sidestep in her role, little did she know that it would leave her feeling so unfulfilled. Here's how she discovered a new way of working that meant she didn't need to start again from scratch and that allowed her to keep the bits of her career she loved the most

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From Project Management to Events

Career Shifters

“I wanted to create something that would have an impact on the world.”. Georgie Nightingall was going through the motions in her old career. She knew she had more to offer. So, when an idea she'd tested started growing legs, she decided to go for it. Here's how she navigated imposter syndrome and financial risk to create a business she believes in

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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?” I have other measures I can use for projects.

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From Customer Services to Project Management

Career Shifters

“I felt like every day I spent at work was wasted.”. Laura Prado found it hard to speak up for herself at work, even though she wasn't stimulated or challenged. But then she found the courage to ask for help. Here's how she discovered the confidence to be herself, and to find work that finally fits

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Projecting a Professional Image

Professional Resume Services

You want to project a professional image that is inline with others at the company. By now everyone has heard about people being hired and then either dismissed during the probationary period or shunned to the back room because of tattoos and/or piercings. Because these displays of individuality are becoming more common, you might not give it a second thought when you arrive at your interview with a nose ring.

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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.

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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. If you say, “We have a project retrospective, and continue on,” that’s another kind of culture. But there is a deeper issue.

Interview Questions for Project Managers

Hiring Technical People

If you are looking for a project manager, what questions might you ask? Well, it might depend if you are agile, or geographically distributed, or how large a project or program you have. So here are some questions you might use for a facilitative project manager. Sorry, I don’t do command-and-control project managers. How do you know what’s driving the project in your most recent project? Have you ever been on a death-march project?

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Interviewing for an Agile Project Management Job

Hiring Technical People

Now, say you are looking for a job as an agile project manager. So, you might well need an agile project manager to coordinate the work of these people. This is when you need an agile project manager, to make sure you have a product owner who creates great user stories and has a ranked backlog. This is when you need an agile project manager who facilitates the work of the teams, and manages the risks, and makes sure no one falls off the agile bus.

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Showing That You Are Qualified for a New Project

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: What is the best way to show that I am qualified to handle a large, complex project if I have never led a project of considerable scope before? The largest project that I have managed to date is $502K, involving 20 sites. Update your resume with a listing of your recent accomplishments with focus on the ones that relate to the upcoming project. Make notes of your ideas for the new project based on research. Ask Deb Project Management career managemen

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Why Project Portfolio Management Is Important?

Imarticus Learning

PPM or Project Portfolio Management means the collective project management of an entire portfolio of projects rather than managing a single project from start to finish. The PPM is responsible for the entire project portfolio process, which projects to choose and include in it, how to budget and allocate resources to each project in the portfolio when to take on such projects, what is the impact of the time taken and such.

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Interview question – what project are you most proud of?

Cube Rules

Whether you’ve had a long or short career, you’re proud of at least one project, one deliverable, or one great collaboration with others on the job, right? You can’t answer with just &# Oh, it was the XYZ project.&# It’s not a right answer to just trot out some project with some business results. You are called by your manager and asked to work on something important, whether it be a task, project or collaboration with others.

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How Project Management Can Engage Employees

Workology

She’s working at 70% because she’s not clear on the specifications of the project she was just assigned to. HR employee engagement Project managementOrganizations have a hand in employee disengagement when they don’t put in the effort to free their people to do what they do best. How Does That Play Out? That analyst you just hired? She’s doing […] Source.

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5 Ways to Conquer Procrastination and Finish Every Project

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to household projects, everyone faces the same challenge at some point or another. Making plans can feel great, and having a project to accomplish can give you a refreshing sense of purpose, especially if you’re used to being stuck in the same routine. You have to spend more money than you plan on bills, or you get sick and can’t start your project right away. Some abandoned projects may still interest you, but you’re just not sure you can finish them.

2017 138

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. In my field it is important to show several details of the project, like budget, type work done, local government involved, and other details. The details of the project success and scope are your strong selling points. Many project managers and engineering managers create a two-page résumé and an addendum with additional project details. Ask Deb Project Management resume

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Three Home Improvement Projects For 2015

Ms. Career Girl

The post Three Home Improvement Projects For 2015 appeared first on Ms. Taking on your own home improvement project is both a challenging and rewarding experience. I am personally in the process of planning a remodeling project for a house that my boyfriend and I are moving into. The biggest challenge to this whole project, really, is my own self-limitation. So what home improvement projects should you prioritize this year?

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Why a Project Management Career Can Weather the Economic Storm

The Undercover Recruiter

Yet according to new research, project management seems to be one profession bucking that trend. Why a Project Management Career Can Weather the Economic Storm Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer APM Debbie Dore Economy project management SalaryAt a time of political and economic uncertainty, it can be a challenge for recruiters and employers to attract new talent – and retain quality staff.

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Get Your Creative Juices Flowing Today with a Creative Project

Ms. Career Girl

If your dread comes from the fact that you are too creative to be stuck behind a desk, following policies, and going to long meetings, it’s time to start a little creative project. The creative project will help you get some of those creative juices flowing, be an outlet for your stress and boredom, and perhaps even help transition you into a new career you love. If you are an photographer or enjoy making short films, start a creative project today and see where it leads you.

2013 140

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?

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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? You can’t know what the project or program would have done without you. Now that you have the details, yes the details, of every project or program on your resume, you are ready for the interview.

2013 195

After the Work Project: Lessons Learned

Jobacle

While your project may have come to an end it is by no means time to put your feet up and take a break. If you want to develop as a project manager then this is the perfect time to look back over the now completed project and review it. The reviewing process is necessary so you can create a list of lessons learned; a list that is vital to stop you making or repeating any mistakes or problems you encountered over the project’s course.

2012 140

Awesome Career Paths with a Project Management Degree

Ms. Career Girl

While the title of this post isn’t as sparkly as our usuals, I decided to feature this guest post written by Tasha Morris today for a few different reasons: 1) My husband is a project manager and I cannot even begin to tell you how much he has taught me about this practice over the last few years. I read as many project management 101 articles and books as I could find. 5) Having a strong project management background is pretty “recession proof.”

2012 208

Your Pet Project Is Probably Going to Fail

Workology

The successful execution of a project, like the creation of any effective work environment, is reliant on the leadership of the group. In a project’s case, this falls heavily on the Project Manager (PM) and Project Sponsor. Business Change Management HR book review project managmenet project sponsorship…but there might be some things you can do to avoid it.

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PUSH: Productivity at Work: Part 3 – Projects

Workology

But sometimes, your co-workers are responsive, you’re doing great, and the project is still bogged down. PUSHing through Obstacles to Project Success. Projects usually go wrong because they weren’t planned well, or because conditions changed more than anticipated (this is often due to poor planning as well.) But even the best planned projects with the smartest people get bogged down. Here are a few hints for PUSHing through project-related obstacles.

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Career in Project Management with Business Analysis Certification

Imarticus Learning

You must have heard many discussions on the role of a project manager and that of a business analyst. Irrespective of the debate, one thing is coming out clear, that project management and business analysis are pivotal and strategic roles within an organisation. Project Management’s key focus is on ensuring to create ‘Product, Service, along with the Impact’. The post Career in Project Management with Business Analysis Certification appeared first on Imarticus.

Career in Project Management with Business Analysis Certification

Imarticus Learning

You must have heard many discussions on the role of a project manager and that of a business analyst. Irrespective of the debate, one thing is coming out clear, that project management and business analysis are pivotal and strategic roles within an organisation. Project Management’s key focus is on ensuring to create ‘Product, Service, along with the Impact’. The post Career in Project Management with Business Analysis Certification appeared first on Imarticus.

What Should the Salary of a Project Manager Be?

Workology

Project Management is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States, reflected in the fact that the median salary for American PMs is around $105,000. Numbers can be deceiving, however, especially in this case: the range of the salary of a project manager will vary wildly depending on a few factors most HR professionals don’t know to consider. Understanding the Salary of a Project Manager. Do you have Project Managers in your organization?

Getting Released From a Work Project

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Getting Released from a Work Project. Getting released from a work project or task can be a tough situation. Getting released from a work project will also require direct approval from your manager, meaning that you will need to assess how to bring up your wish in a tactful and professional manner. Requesting to be released from a work project, task, or situation can be done in a handful of ways. I have listed those projects below.

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No Gene for the Human Spirit: The Genome Project Sucks

Workology

The Genome Project. Addressing the issue of DNA and the human genome project , the film portrayed the concept that one’s DNA should determine the course of one’s life and career. Bonus Track HR Job Search Work "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne blogging4jobs DNA genome genome project human genome project human spirit limit limitations potential triumphThe Triumph of the Human Spirit.

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Bathroom Remodeling Tips For Your Perfect Summer Project

Ms. Career Girl

The post Bathroom Remodeling Tips For Your Perfect Summer Project appeared first on Ms. And with longer days and more daylight, it makes it easier to tackle this project even if it’s just after work. Keep in mind, though, that your project might cost more, or substantially less, that the average. Bathroom remodeling is a small project that can provide lots of utility and satisfaction.

2017 115

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. Whether they’re short films, art installations, or even school newspapers, these Kickstarter projects deserve a second look. Rhode Island School of Design student Marissa Goldman is at the helm of a successfully funded art project called On Repeat. The Neon Project. The Cry Project.

Introducing The Professional Independence Project

Career Realism

The Professional Independence Project is a month-long series designed to help you kickstart your journey to becoming more professionally independent. Introducing The Professional Independence Project. During the month of October, we’re running a cutting-edge series called the Professional Independence Project. If you want to take control of your career, check out our fall series, the Professional Independence Project.

2014 85

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. George begins his résumé by creating a laundry list of his professional strengths. With 17 bulleted items that do not clearly tell the reader what his areas of expertise are, I am concerned that George will lose his audience before they get an opportunity to find out whether he is a real fit for the position.

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What do you need to study to become a project manager?

Jobacle

Behind every successful project in the corporate world, you can find a committed project manager. Project managers are responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, execution, and timely completion of their projects and in charge of handling the employees involved in the project. Without an able project manager, any project is likely to fall through. Best project management certifications.

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