Project Management Q&A – Maintaining Your PMP Certification for Free

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What free options would you recommend for maintaining my PMP certification? After spending over £400 to get your PMP certification you will probably want to avoid any extra costs maintaining and gaining up to date knowledge. Luckily there are plenty of free and cost-effective ways to do so. Things like Podcasts, e-learning websites and local …

7 Linkedin Tips for Project Professionals

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Linkedin – love it or hate it, you can’t deny that it’s become a premium recruitment platform (even though that wasn’t the original intention – or was it!) Here at Arras People, we’ve always said that the Linkedin profile you have is not meant to be a direct copy of your CV – it’s supposed …

Project Success through ‘TRUE’ Motivators

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One of the many responsibilities of a Project Manager is to lead and motivate in order to get the best results from the project’s team members. Projects often require people to complete challenging tasks, within challenging timescales. The question is though, how can a Project Manager best motivate such people to not just want to …

Project Management Career Pathways: Contract or Permanent

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At Arras People we are always recruiting for a number of roles across a variety of industries. However, despite all the different variations of roles, there are two main types of employment: Permanent and Contract. Both offer different things and are likely to suit one person better than the other. But What is the difference? …

Presenting Your Value in the Project Management Jobs Market

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Recruitment in the project management market in mid-2018 finds itself in between times: the recessionary economy of post-2008 and an emerging state of recovery. The relatively high availability of people during recessionary periods means employers don’t have to try too hard to attract new workers; the ability to be choosy means many look for a …

Preparing for a Project Management Interview

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So you have perfected your CV and secured yourself an interview. If you’re feeling slightly nervous, that’s good, after all, if you didn’t feel some nerves you wouldn’t be human! This post is all about making sure the nerves don’t get the better of you and more importantly how you can prepare to do well …