Three Questions Recruiters Ask and What They Mean?

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Following a project management careers clinic the other day there were a few questions that came up – and I thought, people must get these questions all the time. It doesn’t matter what job you’re doing, the questions can be asked of anyone. In this article we take a look at the three questions and …

The Five W’s of Project Planning

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Project planning activities really benefit from the 5W questions – who, what, why, when, where before getting into the detail of how. Here Ashley Marron from Barvas talks about them and how using a mind mapping tool can also help.

Arras People Head to Project Challenge

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Talk about last-minute! Arras People will be at Project Challenge next week. It takes place next Wednesday and Thursday at London’s Olympia in Kensington. If you’ve not already seen it – or registered, head over to projchallenge.com and see what’s happening. It’s a free event which is designed to get project practitioners away from their …

Top 5 PMO Trends for 2017 You Can’t Afford to Ignore

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Heard the saying, “Change has never happened this fast before, and it will never be this slow again”? Project management is right there in the middle of all the changes we’re seeing in organisations today and PMOs have a central role to play. In this article, Patrick Tickle from Planview* gives us the top five …

Which Project Management Course To Do?

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I’m looking at doing a Project Management course to help me re-enter the job market. I’ve taken time out to raise my son and latterly I worked from home. I started and built my own listings website which I ran for 5 years. Prior to that I worked in higher education, managing post-graduate business courses, …

Project Management Careers Q&A – Facing Redundancy? The First Thing to Do

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I am potentially facing redundancy and am keen to understand what opportunities are available in Change/Project Management. You can take a look at any job advertising website (indeed.com or monster.com) to get a rough idea of what’s happening – just signing up for alerts and monitoring the numbers of positions each week will give you …

President Trump and The Need for Accurate Information

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As the world watches President Donald Trump and his team try and control the media agenda I am struck that being oblivious to unethical or illegal behaviour happening within an organisation is not an acceptable excuse for allowing it to occur. Leaders will be held responsible – even when they claim to have no knowledge …