Getting Started With Your PMO CV

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When you’re looking for a new role in PMO, we never start with the thinking that we’re looking for an average job, something that will do.  It’s about putting our best selves forward so we can find and secure a great PMO job. In the last article – Where to Start in Finding a Great …

Project Management Q&A: Networking for Opportunities

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I’ve been a longtime freelance project manager, but I’ve always had difficulty networking to help land new opportunities. Any advice? All freelance project practitioners should engage in some form of networking at least once a week, even if they’re currently working. This helps develop a pipeline of opportunity, rather than the “feast to famine” many …

Project Managers – London Calling

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Is London still calling project managers in 2019? As you can see from the image below (data taken from the latest PMBR) the answer is yes. The title of The Clash hit from 1979 would still appear to be true when it comes to Project Management in the UK. 28% of the respondents of the …

How to Get The Best Out of e-Learning

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We’re all familiar with traditional classroom-based training courses. Even Gen-Z’ers who may never have attended a classroom-based training course would find it familiar because they are very often like a school class. Yes, it might be based in a smart hotel or training centre but the principal is the same; a bunch of people sitting …

HOWZAT – Adapt or Fail

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In this summer of so much sport I am finding it hard not to see a constant stream of analogies with the world of project management and the strongest to-date comes from the England men’s team competing in the ICC World Cup. The England team arrived at the start of the competition with many positive …

Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

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You’re looking for a new job in PMO, you don’t just want any job, you want a great job. One with great remuneration, bonus, benefits. One which will fulfil you, give you challenges and lead to a sense of achievement and fulfilment. So where do you start when you’re setting out to find it? In …