Is Project Management the Right Career for You Now? Continuing the Conversation
In their webinar Is Project Management The Right Career For You?, Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez and Yasmina Khelifi reminded us that the project economy is here to stay—and that if you’re curious about a career in this field, now is a great time to start learning what it takes to land a project management role, and if it’s the right path for you. The webinar was so successful that the presenters ran out of time to answer all of the attendee questions during the live session. Here, they continue the conversation by answering more of your questions—which they have grouped into six categories.
The Role of Project Manager
1. “That is a huge number of ‘project manager’ positions. Don't you think it is also because we call a lot of jobs ‘project manager’ that are not really about the project manager role?”
Answer: The data shows that a huge number of project manager roles are coming because there has been an exponential growth in the number of projects. In addition, project management is found in any industry. For instance, Yasmina has a seasoned translator friend who works in the gaming industry and she is a project manager to handle the translations for the game.
2. “Most projects you spoke of are focused on DigiTech, construction, IT, etc. What about mining?”
Answer: It is true that many people
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