Jane was once one of your overachievers, but now that she telecommutes, you aren't even sure what she does on a daily basis. You have found yourself wondering if she is spending enough time working on the project or what she accomplished yesterday or today? Are you second-guessing yourself and wondering if Jane is really a slacker or if you have simply become the king of all micromanagers? Well, the answer may be that you took a great idea like telecommuting and expected it to manage itself, when in fact a process and tools need to be set in place in order for it to be successful.
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The closing Q&A webinar for our January Book Club on Managing the PMO Lifecycle was packed with so much information, the discussion continued afterward! Here, the author covers some additional questions and answers that came out of that session.
The most significant challenge for any project manager is when projects shift modes. The shift from startup to execution, and the shift from execution to closeout, requires a change in mindset. Each shift needs the PM to adjust their focus and emphasis--and a corresponding change to how they deal with people.
Like any leading aerospace company, Embraer is driven by a mission to aim higher. The company ranks as one of the world’s largest commercial jet manufacturers, but with newer, more fuel-efficient engines threatening to make its topselling aircraft obsolete, Embraer launched a project to roll out a new family of airplanes—and fast.
Through one man’s journey, find out how and why to get an international assignment.
From your own resume to job listings, words mean the world. Here's a look at some job listing buzzwords that should have you thinking twice before taking the plunge.
Is job hopping career suicide or a valuable tool to career advancement? The article puts the topic of job hopping in perspective and offers suggestions about how to use it so it leads to better jobs.
Every job hunter fumbles parts of the tedious job-landing process, but one expert notes that four mistakes can add months to an already frustrating pursuit.
Ever consider transferring employees to new jobs so they learn new skills and responsibilities? For their sake--and your company's--you should.
Stay ahead of the competition with this valuable advice on getting that next opportunity--fast.