How to Win a Tipoffs’ Reviewed Book

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Our monthly book review @ Project Management Tipoffs featured headhunter Tony Haley’s solid, insightful work on avoiding being another mere CV on a hiring manager’s ‘Thanks for applying’ card pile – such is the help you can expect from ‘The Invisible Candidate’, which our own reviewer, Lindsay Scott, regards heavily because ‘Haley’s common-sense approach should …

Try before you buy, free PM training briefings

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Over at Maven Training there are a succession of free briefings available on the 4th September if you’re currently thinking about taking PRINCE2, MSP or Change Management qualifications. Read on for more information and how you can book: Recognising that we all need a little help in the current economic climate, come along to our …

Chartered Project Professional; will it be worth the effort?

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When I wrote this post in 2009 (see below) we didn’t expect that it would take until 2018 for the APM to achieve the opening of the register for Chartered Project Professional. So has it been worth the wait or in the nine years since we first wrote this post is ChPP still relevant. Well …

Twitter Weekly Updates for the Camel – 2010-08-27

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2 days left of the Staycation, not too bad weather wise but still booked a holiday in the sun for next time! # Just writing a book review for our next newsletter due out next week, the "Invisible Candidate", sign up to see the review next week # Newsletter sign up at Arras http://bit.ly/jsH0M #pmot …

Wanted: Knowledgeable Project Management Writers

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We have had numerous responses within the last week concerned with our blog post requesting Guest Bloggers for How to Manage a Camel. You may have also noticed the immediate posting of one guest poster’s response – Cornelius Fichtner of PM Podcast fame dropped by the Camel Tuesday with an illuminating piece on the matter of …

Tipoffs is out, available at our online newstand now!

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Last month at Project Management Tipoffs, the project management news & issues newsletter from Arras People, spoke with you (OK, wrote to you) about the economic climate and the uplifting effect on the delivery of projects. Our August newsletter, which was released this morning, switches gears slightly to the matter of training and certifications. Entitled Project Management Training, Qualifications & CPD …

When Your Job Includes Several Roles, CV Advice

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Last week I asked the Twitter community if there were any specific questions on project management careers advice that were current hot topics or issues with them, this question forms the basis of this blog article “How do you indicate on a CV that your job may have included several roles?” This is quite a …

Guest Blogger: PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

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Don’t steal, don’t cheat, and don’t lie. This short sentence pretty much sums up the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (the Code). It describes the expectations that we have of ourselves and our fellow practitioners in the global project management community. It articulates the ideals to which we aspire as well as the …

Ripped From Tipoffs – Q&A Session on Project Management Qualifications

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NOTE: This article is reprinted from the July 2009 edition of Project Management Tipoffs from our Q&A section. In this section of Tipoffs, Arras People solicits and answers questions related to project management issues for this section each month in Tipoffs. If you have a question for our Q&A experts, email us at this address, and …

Twitter Weekly Updates for the Camel – 2009-08-15

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@traceymadden saw it on History Boys last night, beautiful! in reply to traceymadden # @MadProjectMgr fab isn't it, place called Middleton, Manchester. Unfortuately the rest of the place is 60s concrete hell 🙁 in reply to MadProjectMgr # Listening to the lovely Kirsty Macoll on a summer's evening (finally!) she was fab and I for …

ESI, Arras People both fighting for project management professionals

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As those who read Project Management Tip Offs will be aware, we often receive contributions and news from ESI International, an internationally-renowned centre of project management and business analysis training, qualifications and expertise. Free events including online webinars and other seminars are also consistently on offer from their London-based offices. ESI released this statement last …

Be…Our…Guest! Guest Blogger, That Is

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Here at How to Manage a Camel, we’ve taken pleasure in posting the external contributions of renowned, knowledgable project management experts and professionals on the blog. Many of you will recall the contributions of the likes of Jason Burke, Josh Nankivel, Elizabeth Harrin of pm4girls, and our resident mononymous expert, Naoman. Not only does it spruce up …

Some Job Searching Hints Beyond Your CV

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At Arras People we have been running our JobSearch Support Service for Newly Unemployed Professionals in conjunction with the DWP since the beginning of April. We provide a tailored approach to the job search process for each individual, looking at issues as varied as job search techniques to CV reviews and successful interviewing, focusing in …

Arras People: ISO 21500 Will Be Standard for PPM Professionals in New Decade

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Project managers will be free to deliver projects in the next decade. That’s the conclusion of Arras People, the project management people, who have deduced through research and discussions with senior ISO / PC 236 officials that the new ISO 21500 initiative can become a standard of unification in the project management community. John Thorpe, …

New Website for Project Management Jobs

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Arras People launched a new project management website last week to assist jobseekers in their search for a new project management position. ProjectManagementJob.co.uk is focused on the project management jobs available today across the UK (not just from Arras People) We launched the website to coincide with our project management support services currently being delivered …

Twitter Weekly Updates for the Camel – 2009-08-08

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Blog Post: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-01 – # RT @pm4girls: @projectmgmt The Scottish Parliament building PM resigned and the sponsor found out by reading it in the press. Brilliant! # @mkrigsman that's lovely, I think I need to have a think about my favourite project failure, too early for the ID card scheme! #pmot …