Since gantthead launched in 2000, it has been bringing project managers together, with discussion boards, Q&A, blogs, wikis and more. But now we're moving to an even greater level of connection by bringing you an enhanced networking system. There are over 350,000 of you registered on ProjectManagement.com. We thought it was about time you got to know one another.
When you registered for ProjectManagement.com, you gave us some identifying information. Your Public Profile allows you to share that information-and more-with your fellow ganttheads. You'll find a new link on the left navigation bar of ProjectManagement.com that will take you to your Public Profile.
You can introduce yourself to other ganttheads, post your resume, tell everyone what your special skills are and what kinds of projects you're working on. We'll also keep track of your contributions on ProjectManagement.com, so you can see your questions, answers, discussion postings, article reviews and more.
That's up to you. When you set up your profile, you'll have the option to keep your profile private to ProjectManagement.com users, or to people in your ProjectManagement.com Network. You can even hide it completely if that's what you choose to do.?
You do now. Once your Public Profile is set up, you can invite other ganttheads to join your network and exchange profile information. You can see what projects they've been doing and their interests and site activity. There's also a place for you to post a recommendation for someone you know or may have worked with before. And they can recommend you, too. You can even contact them directly through the ProjectManagement.com messaging system.
Right. Your profile also gives you access to an Inbox on ProjectManagement.com. This is just for messages among you and other ganttheads. It's a convenient way to invite people to join your network, send personal messages to each other, and ask a specific question to a specific person.
Gantthead Interest Groups (GIGs) are all about bringing like minded ProjectManagement.com members together around a specific topic. That topic can be a project management issue, an industry, a specific location, a project management skill, a software tool, or really anything you like. GIGs can be invisible, private or public. Group members can collaborate in discussions, and share links and files using bulletins. Learn more about GIGs in Starting and Managing a GIG, or browse/search GIGs to find one on a topic that you are interested in.
Those are your pmPoints. Now when you participate on ProjectManagement.com, by leaving comments, reviewing content, posting on discussions and stuff like that, you'll get points that will give you the recognition you deserve. As you get more points, you move up the levels. It's all explained in detail here.
Nope. The Public Profile is part of every ProjectManagement.com membership. It's there waiting for you to set it up and show the rest of our community who you are.
Because the more people with profiles, the stronger the network will become. We already have a thriving, active community on ProjectManagement.com. By launching a Public Profile, you'll be helping gantthead build the project management network that the whole industry can benefit from. It's win-win 350,000 times over.