CV Writing Services – Are They Worth the Cost?

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A CV is one of the most difficult documents you’ll have to write in your professional career. Blowing your own trumpet about your skills, experiences, capabilities, personality, education, work history, achievements and personal details isn’t always easy. In the career clinics we provide we often come across CVs that have been written by a CV …

Is a PRINCE2 Virtual Classroom For You?

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Meet Christine. Christine is a mathematics and statistics graduate with over 10 years’ reward experience (a specialism within Human Resources). She began working as a freelancer in April 2016, providing reward consulting and project management services to clients. Since she got started, she has had two major assignments within a financial services organisation. Christine’s background …

UK Project Management Salaries – Summer 2018

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As we approach September which is traditionally a point where many PM practitioners consider their futures as part of the post-holiday blues, we thought it would be a good time to find out the state of the UK project management market. In a recent blog post: Capitalising on a “Disloyalty Bonus” we discussed how UK …

No to PRINCE2

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We hold many project management careers clinics every month and we always get asked about developing in project management – especially formal project management qualifications. Here’s the common type of thought we get: I have also considered investing in the PRINCE2 set of qualifications to make me more PM ready and confident but fear investing …

Capitalising on a “Disloyalty Bonus”

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Reading a piece in the Times newspaper recently, I was intrigued to see the following statement regarding workers who are switching roles in the current economic climate. Workers who switch jobs are capitalising on a “disloyalty bonus” as their colleagues who stay put see little growth. The statement was linked to a piece from The …

Projectified with PMI Podcast

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Projectified™ with PMI is a podcast that delivers insights and perspectives from senior and rising project managers, business leaders in Fortune 500 companies and startups, best-selling authors, top researchers and a wide range of leading-edge thinkers. Last month Lindsay Scott was a guest on the episode: Women in Project Leadership – Gaining Ground. This has …

No More Project Management Interviews

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There’s a brilliant article over on the Ask the Headhunter website (I love his newsletters!) about what would happen if job interviews were illegal. The article also goes on to imagine if the entire system as we know it – CVs, applications, the whole thing was illegal. What would take its place? How would project …