Project Management Salary Report 2009

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The Project Management Report 2009 from Arras People will be released early February 2009. This report is the only comprehensive report on project management salaries and rates in the UK marketplace today. In this year’s report we also look at the impact the economic downturn has had on the project management industry. The report is …

Looking for a new position – need help with your CV?

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Finding a new position is tough, we know that here at Arras People because we spent every hour of every day helping and advising people in the project management market. One of the biggest frustrations we know many project management candidates have is the lack of feedback on their applications. The number one reason why …

Arras People – the Project Management Recruitment agency that speaks to Candidates, not just Clients!

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HEYWOOD, Lancashire – 26 January 2009 – Arras People are a niche project management recruitment agency founded in 2002 with the aim of providing a service that overturned the perception of the recruitment industry. The founders of Arras People are project staff with experience of recruitment agencies both as client and candidate. Their experiences mirrored …

Know Your Place: The Interim-Contractor-Temporary Conundrum

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What is the difference between an Interim, a Contractor and a Temporary Worker when considered in the field of Programme and Project Management? I would be interested in people’s views as to how they would define each of the three titles commonly associated with people who deliver services which are not paid through the employing …

Role of Project Office – APM Conference 21st January 2009

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Sue Vowler – Lead Author of the new P3O guidance, presented an overview of the methodology which is receiving a lot of attention within the PPM community since it’s official release in Oct 08. The event proved to be a great success with approximately 50 delegates attending – all from a variety of sector backgrounds …

Help Required – Experience in Infrastructure Projects

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We’ve been approached by PMI (Project Management Institute) to see if we can put them in contact with individuals / employers who are willing to be telephone interviewed for an article to appear in May 2009. This article on infrastructure projects highlights five projects from around the globe through a photo slide show and accompanying …

Only Three Days Remaining For 2009 PM Survey!

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The Report from Arras People that gets project managers talking nationwide is down to its final hours. Don’t delay – take it today! To borrow a line from the hit song by Muse, time is running out! The Arras People 2009 Project Management Survey will take in the views and opinions of its last respondents …

Help Required – Projecting Project Management as a career choice

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We have been approached by the content authors for the Connexions website www.connexions-direct.com/jobs4u to see if we can put them in contact with individuals / employers who are willing to be telephone interviewed so they can build a case study about Project Management as a career choice. The website which is funded by the Department …

The year of the Project Management Office (PMO)?

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Much has been written about PMO in 2008; there was the launch of P3O towards the end of the year, the first conference held by the PMI PMO SIG group in the States, numerous articles focused on Project Office, PMO, Portfolio Office and many more opinions on what organisations should be doing. There’s a lack …

Happy New Year!

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Welcome back to work (for those of you who have been fortunate enough to have the whole Christmas season away), I’ve been slowly getting back in the saddle today and if like me you have a few minutes to spare at the end of the working day, consider taking part in the Arras People Project …

BCS Session Declares There is a Project Management Skills Gap!

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Tuesday 16 Dec 2008, London – BCS HQ saw a pre-Christmas gathering that attracted a healthy mix of project management professionals to take part in a debate on the subject of ‘Is There Really a Project Management Skills Gap?’ I had the privilege of representing Arras People and joined the panel for this debate, which …