The Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial ending of summer. It’s also when companies rev up for fall and winter--so the job market will be thriving.
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Interviewing for a new job is a lot like leaving your own planet and embarking on a ride into outer space. Thankfully, you don’t have to be an astronaut to land yourself a stellar job at your current company. You just have to think like one!
Are you becoming lazy and apathetic about your career? Take a deep breath and fasten your seatbelts...this story could be a bumpy ride...
Whether cutting wasteful meetings, addressing conflict, or better aligning decisions with business needs, every decision a leader makes will have ramifications. It is approach, attitude and skills that will determine if those choices are helpful or a hindrance. Here are four ways that you can create a positive ripple effect.
Better than a slide presentation, a good story can inspire and instruct. For project leaders, the ancient art of storytelling is a neglected tool for explaining initiatives and motivating teams. And if you’re not sure you’ve got a story to tell or the ability to tell it, here are nine tips for overcoming the biggest barriers to getting started.
As a project leader, one of your key tasks is to keep your teams motivated. To do so, you remind your people of the company vision, hold them accountable to targets and goals, mentor them, and support their work. But how does the one who motivates others every day stay motivated as well?
Much of the ScrumMaster's role has been focused on the individual effort of leading a single team through the successful completion of a Scrum project. At some point, a person who has successfully established themselves in an organization will be looked on to take on more responsibilities. What would these responsibilities be? What kind of career roadmap would be best suited for a person who is an established ScrumMaster?
Learning should never stop, but you can’t get all of your knowledge from books. In order to be a successful project manager, you have to be able to learn from other project managers. Get help forging your own path.
The project management profession has evolved significantly since its early years, and one aspect that has become increasingly relevant is how people skills are viewed. This article examines how people skills enable project managers to thrive and overviews the most important "soft skill"--leadership. It provides eight basic ideas that can help any project professional kick start his or her development process and concludes by defining a good leader.
Recruiting project management talent and retaining them is one of the biggest challenges for any company. Organizations need to develop and nurture leadership traits of their project managers to keep operations running smoothly--and to achieve benefits everyone can appreciate.