Category Archives: Career

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3 Tips to Advance your PM Career

02 May 2014 - 02:10 PM under Career | Posted by PMStudent
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Just recently I was asked to come up with 3 tips to help project managers just like you advance their careers. The goal was to review tips from various sources and then compile them into one article. Of course you want to know how to be a project manager and learn what project managers do. […]

5 Tips For Starting A New Project

23 Dec 2013 - 07:57 AM under Career, Training | Posted by PMStudent
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In this article, Jason Westland shares 5 things that will help you start projects in a professional, organized way. If you?ve been asked to run a new project, congratulations! This is a great time. It?s an opportunity to set things up how you want them from the beginning, and potentially to meet some new people […]

I Want Your Salary To Increase By $10,000

28 Aug 2012 - 07:50 AM under Career | Posted by PMStudent
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That’s my goal. I’m writing a book to help project professionals to get ahead in their careers. I know, you’re shocked. Why would Josh be writing a book about that? Doing It Lean – With You You also know I’m a big Lean enthusiast. Continuous feedback from your customers in any project is a key […]

How To Find The Perfect Employee

14 Aug 2012 - 07:11 AM under Career | Posted by PMStudent

It’s crazy. Job seekers have a hard time finding a new job. Well guess what? Finding good candidates for your open positions isn’t a walk in the park either! Aside from this video tutorial on how to use LinkedIn to find the best candidates (see below) there’s something else that’s important. Networking Of course! Out […]

How To Find A New Job

31 Jul 2012 - 07:19 AM under Career | Posted by PMStudent

To find a new job you should go to a job board website and start submitting applications, right? Wrong. In my experience that method is ineffective. Almost to the point of being a waste of time. Even worse, if you do end up landing a job this way you could be stuck in a company […]

Job Interview Tips – When You Lack Experience

25 Jul 2012 - 06:59 AM under Career | Posted by PMStudent

You’ve got a big interview coming up. It will be your first project management gig, for example. IF you get the job. How do you prepare for an interview like this, when this role is going to be new territory? How do you compete with other candidates who may have years or decades of experience? […]

How To Answer Interview Questions

17 Jul 2012 - 07:22 AM under Career | Posted by PMStudent

Sampath wrote me recently asking what to do. He’s been getting feedback from hiring managers that he’s ‘being too technical’ in interviews for business analyst/project manager roles. I’ve seen this before. A Good Story The best way to answer any interview question is with an example from your past. <- Click to tweet this quote […]