Okay, it's official, the recession is upon us and the layoffs are in full bloom.
So, what are you doing to recover? Have you been laid off? Are you searching for a job? What is working for you? What isn't? What are you looking for? Is your resume posted on gantthead? What job boards are you using?
Here is a chance for those hit hard by this economic meltdown to share and make use of our ganttface network to help each other out?
I am hitting the job search hard and am even using a firm to help me with my Marketing Campaign. So far its been like an extreme makeover, with new resumes, cover letters, follow-up letters, strategies and more. I will keep you up-to-date on how its going and I hope you will do the same.
Who knows, if we watch each other's backs maybe some of us will get lucky.
Mergers and Acquisitions - it's one of the biggest events you can encounter in IT today. Join this GIG that exchanges tips and techniques for managing an IT M and A with fellow project managers who are also tackling \this unique and challenging type of IT Project Managetment.
There are only two kinds of us IT Managers out there: those that have been through an acquisition, and those that will.
WE will discuss all aspects of an MA including planning, IT Due Diligence, Execution, and Post-Migration challenges.
GIG for people serious about Program Management and especially to recognize and network PMI certified Program Managers (PgMP).
This forum is being created for PgMP professional to network, share best practices, provide career counseling and share lessons learned. Also a spot for mentoring opportunities for people interested in obtaining the credential.
The Organisational change associated with IT delivery programs is a challenging yet rewarding area. Many Project Delivery Frameworks do not incorporate Organisational change, beyong a small mention for training.
The Prosci 2007 Benchmarking report highlighted how Organisational Change ,when implemented correctly, had a profoundly positvie impact on the realisation of benefits and NPV. The 2000 projects that were surveyed also highlighted that the projects that incorporated change, delivered on time and within budget.
So why wouldn't you incorporate change into your project, if it increaese the chances of success!
As a member of the gantthead community you have access to a vast amount of content, support and other information, tools and services. So what does membership bring to you? What do you get out of gantthead? What's in it for YOU?
If you are a premium member, what caused you to join?
If you are a free member, what would have to change to make premium membership right for you?
By sharing your view of the value you recieve from gantthead you can help others unlock value they are not aware of.
Hope you will take a moment to share.
This GIG is for all and sundry who have a passion to further the development of Program and Project managers in the workplace. With total competence of all practitioners being the key outcome, there are many ways to skin a cat.
This GIG is for like minded practitioners to share ideas and assist eachother in this quest.