Looking for a new project job?

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Then a few actions are required that could make your job seeking a little easier. Here’s the top 5 actions to take when starting to look for new project jobs: 1. Invest the time in updating your CV – you need to do a really good job with your CV, seriously, above everything else you …

Tipoffs and PM News to be distributed Thursday

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The wait is nearly over, Project Management newsletter fans: the August editions of Project Management Tipoffs and Project Management News is out Thursday, August 28. This month’s theme revolves around the post holiday working enviroment, and several positive steps toward reinvigorating both your project management production and your working style. For those not in the …

Project Sponsorship Survey under way for Arras

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Arras People has just launched a new survey here at the Camel, borne out of a simple enquiry from a project management graduate student. This particular student sought information concerning the role of project sponsors in the project management scheme for their dissertation, and the project-minded people at Arras People are showing once again they …

Rewarding project teams

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Just finished reading a blog entry from Project Management Knowledge – “Reducing Project Team Stress” it caught my eye because we wrote about Work Life Balance following the results of our Project Management Survey at the beginning of 2008 – still available here – in particular an article about stress in project management. The Knowledge …

PMO Watch #5- P3O – seen the presentation?

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For any programme / project office professional out there looking for further information on the P3O model (Portfolio, Programme and Project Office ) Here is the presentation from the lead author – just in case you’ve missed it (PDF): P3O – Portfolio, Programme and Project Office [ad#dbanner]

Chartered Project Management survey still seeks your input!

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Many of you have spoken since its introduction, and we are appreciative of what you have had to say thus far. But our Arras People survey on the Chartered Application for Project Managers is still open, and we look forward to more of your thoughts, knowledge and views on this pivotal time in the project …

Free e-book – Project Management Jump Start

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For those of you looking for a free intro book to Project Management look no further than “Project Management JumpStart, 1st Edition“. Looks pretty good for people who are wanting to know more about project management before embarking on something drastic like a career change or doing a PRINCE2 course 🙂 There’s also a whole …

Arras People is with it!

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It’s clearly a sign of the times when even my mother has a social networking page. Granted, hers is an extenuating circumstance. She loves to stay in touch with a son who’s living abroad and will utilise any tool that allows her to communicate with me (not to mention her two daughters, who have a …

PMO Watch #4

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Just received the new newsletter from “Portfolio, Programme, Project and Risk Management News” from the OGC (Office of Government Commerce) You can also see their other website http://www.best-management-practice.com/ Anyhow, featured are the latest updates and news on P3O (we blogged about it here), PRINCE2, MSP, MoR etc. Having looked at the P3O stuff in more …