As project managers, our biggest commitment is to our team members…but what does that really mean, and how ready are we to live the commitment? This writer shares some valuable personal lessons learned over the years.
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Sometimes, what a project manager needs to do is at odds with what their employer says they should do. Is that ever okay? How do you avoid problems?
While skill-based hiring can help with short-term goals, mindset-based hiring will help an organization realize long-term gains. But organizations struggle to have processes in place that will help them hire resources with the right mindset.
Once your project has been approved and funded, you need to move forward with the staffing the project team that will carry out the directive and implement the scope of the project. Keep these tips in mind.
You might have the best idea in the world for a project that will make clients happy and profits for your company. But if you cannot line up the resources, it will never get off the ground.
There are many reasons why learning and development departments are vital for organizational success and development. Learning is directly connected to employee performance metrics; it helps people progress in their careers—and the company to move forward faster.
Human resource-related projects can be high visibility and affect a large number of employees. Understanding organizational change management critical success factors will help you monitor effectively—and focus the attention of your project team on the highest-priority risk areas.
A team may work on multiple and overlapping projects. The estimated time and the manner to accomplish the projects may be planned and monitored as cumulative man-hours. Learn how different performance benchmarks may be utilized for man-hour capacity planning.
As a project manager working in teams, your members are the lifeblood of project success. Without them, there is no work performed. How can we help human resources and ourselves hire the best people for the job?
’Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. But instead of gym memberships and bucket lists, what about concentrating this year's resolutions on your PMO? Try this list on for size. It's designed to give you and your PMO a successful, prosperous and benefit realized 2017.