This four-part series explores project management careers from various perspectives, starting with the new project manager. The series will explore options, suggestions and alternatives that are intended to provoke reflection on one’s own career—and suggestions for more choices.
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This four-part series explores project management careers from various perspectives. We continue with the mid-career project manager. The series will explore options, suggestions and alternatives that are intended to provoke reflection on one’s own career—and suggestions for more choices.
Career plans—and life in general—rarely unfold as expected. What steps should the project manager who is approaching the end of their career take? And what can new PMs learn from them? Here are some valuable reflections we can all learn from—no matter what stage of career we are in.
We often think of career development in terms of how we develop as project managers. But it's just as important to focus on how we can help the people on the projects we manage.
Many organizations have already begun to experience difficulty recruiting and retaining resources for their projects and programs. However, when you add the extreme shortage of resources for new and emerging technologies, the problem becomes much worse—and we should all be deeply concerned.
What would you do if you were suddenly handed a pink slip? It's time to start thinking like a crisis manager.
As a project manager, you are seen as someone who can influence and support the careers of others. That’s a privilege, and a responsibility. Make sure you know how to handle it.
Whether dealing with ageism, discussing failure or switching sectors, every job candidate faces some difficult issues—so be ready.
Reflections shared at a retirement party by an IT executive hold key insights into people--and a distillation of what matters most after a long career in the industry.
To preserve one of the world’s largest natural sequoia groves, a team balanced the needs of tourists and trees.