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Q&A Project Management Careers: Working from Home

Tweet Is it possible to work from home as a project manager? If so, how and where can I find these kinds of positions? For clarification there are two situations here – the Home Based project manager and the Work-from-Home project manager. The Home Based PM is someone who doesn’t have a designated office location in their employment contract for ...

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Q&A Project Management Careers: Talking Failure in Interviews

Tweet I have an interview coming up for an internal role in a different department; I obviously want to make a great impression but my current department has had some major project failures this year. Any advice on how I can use a potentially bad experience in an interview? If the project failures have been as high profile as you ...

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Q&A Project Management Careers: What on earth is “talent management”?

Tweet I keep hearing about “Talent Management” in our organisation, as a project manager how does this impact me? Talent Management is a term that was coined in the late 90s by McKinsey, about the same time as many organisations were getting concerned about the knowledge economy and the profile of people they would need in the future, to make ...

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Q&A Project Management Careers: Moving to a Higher Position

Tweet What is the best strategy for progressing into a higher position in project management from a junior one? This will firstly depend on what the difference is between these two levels in your world. If you can define and understand what a more senior position looks like in your organisation you can start to make realistic plans. First, make ...

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Q&A Project Management Careers: The Universal PM

Tweet Why, when we promote the idea of the ‘Universal PM’ are PMs still asked for domain and technical experience? There are a whole host of reasons why organisations are still locked into the idea that project managers must have specific experience in their sector, domain, product etc. We would like to think that it is all about the perceived ...

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