Listing: Great Ways to Make Effective Use of Your Holiday

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The full length version of the lead article from Tipoffs, June 2008. If you want to subscribe to Tipoffs, click here: Everybody enjoys lists. OK, maybe not everybody. But for the most part, listing is effective, stimulating and an easy manner to accumulate and evaluate ideas. And when they come in a written format, I …

PMO Watch #3 Help is on hand to ride out the credit crunch

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The 14th conference from the PPSOSIG (The Programme and Project Support Office Specialist Interest Group) taking place on the 17th & 18th September 2008 looks like being another winner. Here’s the blurb: Successful PPSOs all have one thing in common – they know what their assets are and they really know how to work them …

Just seen a White Paper on the Apprentice and PM

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It’s available from a company called FGI and it’s mainly about how the candidates on the Apprentice could have done better by knowing and using the principles of PRINCE2. It’s difficult to determine who the white paper would be aimed at – I’m assuming people who don’t know PRINCE2 well?? Maybe the possible candidates for …

Am I Bovvered?

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Should organisations care or even be bothered about the recruitment company they use? There’s been recent articles written about the candidates’ view of the world when it comes to using a recruitment agency to find their next job and it also got me thinking about our marketplace too. Over the last few months I’ve seen …