PMI has released the new 2022 Jobs Report, which offers a detailed look at where project professionals can find the best career opportunities, how they can increase earning power—and which skills matter the most. Even in the face of ongoing economic uncertainty, one thing is clear: job seekers are in control.
Here are a few highlights from some of the regions covered in the report:
For more professional development insights, explore the full 2022 Jobs Report and find out what’s happening near you.
Skyrocketing cybercrime has followed the explosion of digital data, becoming more sophisticated along the way. Privacy issues and risk of information breaches at work and home are constant concerns that everyone must live with. As digital disruption affects our lives and businesses in more and more ways, PMI’s Global Megatrends 2022 report goes deeper into the two areas of cybersecurity and data ethics.
Keep reading about digital disruption and explore other megatrends including climate crisis, demographic shifts, economic shifts, labor shortages and civil, civic and equality movements.
Global Megatrends 2022 not only offers an in-depth look at long-term trends, but also research and industry data from around the world.
The ways in which we work have changed drastically in the last decade, accelerated by the Covid pandemic as well as by technology that has allowed workers and organizations to break free of the limitations of geography.
One of the positive results of the sudden shift to remote work is that “managers have discovered that in fact people can work remotely and they are still productive,” said Nancy Dixon, PhD, during an episode of PMI’s Center Stage podcast. Dixon is a speaker, author, consultant, executive advisor, faculty at Columbia University’s Information and Knowledge Strategy Program, and a thought leader in the field of knowledge management. “That has been a great fear for managers. They really have been concerned that, if I can’t see them, are they really doing anything? So this has proven that point to them.”
Not everything is a simple transition to virtual work, however, especially when it comes to how managers run their teams. New approaches can help compensate for the lack of face-to-face interaction. Dixon offered several examples.
Listen to the full podcast on Center Stage.
As 2022 beckons, now is a great time for fresh starts and new perspectives. Take a moment to reflect on your career path. What opportunities does your current position offer you? What are your ultimate career goals? Are you being paid what you are worth? The twelfth edition of Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey can help you answer these questions.
To compile this latest edition of Earning Power, professionals from more than 40 countries were surveyed. A wide array of demographics was collected and analyzed, including position, work experience, educational background, industry and more. Findings from the report are enlightening; for example, survey respondents with a PMP certification report higher median salaries than those without a PMP certification.
Download the Earning Power report and gain insight into:
See where your position sits on the salary and benefits landscape—and some good news: despite the impact of COVID-19, half of the respondents (50%) report that their total compensation (including salary, bonus, and other cash incentives) increased over the 12 months prior to completing the salary survey. Nearly one-quarter (22%) reported increases of at least 5% over that time.
This report can help guide you towards the next great opportunity and keep your career on track. If you are a PMI member, feel free to download the full Salary Report as well as an interactive Salary Survey Tool. Members and non-members alike can read the summary report here. And start 2022 off empowered to make smart career choices.