PM Career Free Presentations – Project Challenge

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The Spring Project Challenge show takes place in London on the 12th & 13th March and this time Arras People not only have an exhibition stand so you can come and say hello – we will also be doing TWO career related seminars which are absolutely free. You just need to register in advance at …

Q&A Project Management Careers: Talking Failure in Interviews

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I have an interview coming up for an internal role in a different department; I obviously want to make a great impression but my current department has had some major project failures this year. Any advice on how I can use a potentially bad experience in an interview? If the project failures have been as …

Is now the right time?

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I’ve been around the country over the last 12 months delivering a presentation to APM members called Getting Ahead in Project Management (I’m also going to be doing it via webinar too soon) I always get asked the question: What’s the market like for contract project management? Deciding to go contracting or freelance has become …

The 2014 Sochi Olympic Project: The prize of gold had gone up!

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As we are in the thick of it following our favorite athletes grace the Olympic stage and podium at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, I’m always amazed at the enormity, sweat equity, planning and cost that result in the Winter Games capturing the world’s attention every four years. From a project manager’s point of view each …

Q&A Project Management Careers: What on earth is “talent management”?

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I keep hearing about “Talent Management” in our organisation, as a project manager how does this impact me? Talent Management is a term that was coined in the late 90s by McKinsey, about the same time as many organisations were getting concerned about the knowledge economy and the profile of people they would need in …

Project Management CV Tansformation

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In two weeks time we’ll be hosting the project management CV workshop in London. To find out if this is something that you could benefit from you might be interested in this story of transformation for one project manager…. In the beginning… Over the years I have helped many candidates through our Project Management Career …

Networking for Project Managers

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Tuesday evening in snowy Durham, and 30 project professionals came together to talk ‘networking’. It’s always a difficult subject to talk about – especially when it combined face-to-face networking, internal networking and on-line networking. For some of the audience, face-to-face networking is easy, something project managers have to do on a daily basis. For others …

Q&A Project Management Careers: Moving to a Higher Position

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What is the best strategy for progressing into a higher position in project management from a junior one? This will firstly depend on what the difference is between these two levels in your world. If you can define and understand what a more senior position looks like in your organisation you can start to make …

Project Managers and Facilitation

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Facilitation is a fast growing concept for Project Managers and organisations are beginning to realise the potential of harnessing its power. We are seeing more and more companies wanting to train their personnel in the art of Facilitation as it has so many facets to it and the benefits it brings from within (promotes confidence, …

PMO Manifesto Launch

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The PMO Manifesto, guiding principles for the PMO profession, is launched at Ticketmaster’s HQ in London on Thursday 20th February. The new Manifesto will invite PMO professionals from around the world to connect and unite; show solidarity and support to their peers whilst driving forward their profession and delivering the highest value to their organizations. …