Choosing the Right Limited Company Accountant

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You’ve decided that contracting in project management appeals to you for your next career move; you will be joining the ever-growing workforce of over 1.4million independent professionals. In doing so you need to consider how you plan to run your business and make it a success, both professionally and financially. One way to minimise your …

What Would You Do With £10K Career Investment?

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It’s always interesting to see what other project management practitioners think about their own career development. We can take insights from others to help form our own ideas about what career development actually is and what form it takes. Yet a lot of our career development thoughts are hindered about what we can afford to …

What Would You Teach in Project Management?

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Project management degrees, further education diplomas, a whole host of training courses and seminars. There’s a lot of options available. We wanted to find out from project practitioners today what they would teach if they could. We asked them the question: If you were asked to guest lecture on something Project Management related at a …

Magic Project Management Career Choices

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A few months ago I met one of the senior members of the Magic Circle. It was a great experience. To see someone at the top of their game, clearly professional and still loving what they’re doing. Each day when I’m in the office I see the word “Magic” outside my window. No I’m not …

Successful Internal Networking for Project Managers

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Networking. A word that definitely means different things to different people. It can bring shudders to an introvert and a smile to the extrovert. Personally I quite like the act of meeting different people and finding out more about them, I just don’t like the word very much. It just sounds contrived and makes the …

Change Management Through Hearts, Heads and Hands

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Back in the early summer, PMI held their Congress in London. I went along to one session called “You Know Your IQ, But What’s Your CQ: Developing Change Intelligence (CQ) to Engage Sponsors, Wow the Workforce and Partner across Levels to Make Change Stick“, big prize for the length of the presentation title! The session, …

Join the Agile Revolution!

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In today’s article, we hand over to DSDM with a guest post bringing us up to date with what’s happening in Agile Project Management. Demand for AgilePM® training and certification goes from strength to strength. Becoming a certified AgilePM Practitioner can enhance your career, demonstrating to employers you have the skillset to deliver projects in …

The Best Way to Prepare for a PMO Interview

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You’ve been called up for a PMO interview. You want to make sure you’re going to give it your best shot and like all good projects, the secret to success is in the planning. There are a number of common interview preparation things you can do, regardless of the job you’re being interviewed for. Knowing …