Ready Yourself for Career Opportunity

Joe Wynne is a versatile Project Manager experienced in delivering medium-scope projects in large organizations that improve workforce performance and business processes. He has a proven track record of delivering effective, technology-savvy solutions in a variety of industries and a unique combination of strengths in both process management and workforce management.

It has never been so good for project managers. There are more opportunities than ever. Are you ready to take advantage of the opportunities around you? Suppose you want to start looking at types of opportunities that are different than what you do now. What do you do?

The steps for preparing yourself for almost any career adjustment turn out to be similar. You must research news and information stories about the industry or companies. Next, you use that information to identify and interact with people in your network about what it takes to succeed in those areas and what special skills are required.

Network with Project Managers
The people in your network have a unique ability to share with you very useful details about their experiences. They are project managers and know how to be successful in various companies, various industries and various geographic locations. This is just the information you are looking for.

Don’t ruin the relationship before it begins by starting out with a request for a job. Instead, always ask for specific information you need—and perhaps for their expertise in a specific area. You may not be sure now what the specific information you need is, but that’s fine. The remaining tactics give you an idea of how to get your list of questions together.

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