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Business Change & Best Practice Needn’t Be Puzzling

Imagine your business as a jigsaw with each jigsaw piece being a business function. Each piece has an important part to play in the overall success of the organisation and all pieces need to fit and work together in harmony in order to create the ideal ‘big picture’ that’s required for the business to operate …

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Tackling Project Management Job Titles

Looking through the data from the 2019 Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report (2019 PMBR) it really reinforces the fact that project management is so richly diverse when viewed across the many organisations and industries where these important skills are used. The point is drawn out further when looking at the many job titles that …

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Project Management Q&A: Hiring the Right Person First Time

As the hiring manager, how do I “ensure” that more often than not I get the right person for the role first time of asking? What a great question and I’m sure if we could crack this one all our lives would be much easier! This question follows on nicely from our previous PM Q&A: How …

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Project Management Q&A: How to Hire a Project Manager for the First Time

The nature of what we do has changed significantly and we find ourselves needing to recruit a project manager for the first time. What should we be looking for in terms of the calibre of project manager and should we, for example, develop internally or recruit externally? Bringing a project management resource into an organisation …

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