5 Career Tips for Project Managers Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

All across the globe, nations are facing economic uncertainties while businesses are finding it difficult to manage challenges due to the current world crisis. Being project managers or business leaders, we are not an exception either, we have also felt the shock equally.

How to Make Employers Pay a Closer Look at Your Resume

Dumb Little Man

It is no secret that average hiring authorities spend less than 10 seconds reviewing a resume. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to make a resume stand out: Step 1: Make sure it passes initial ATS scan. More and more companies use applicant tracking software (ATS) which allows them to filter out candidates at the initial stage, making the life of hiring managers much easier. So, before employers can pay a closer look at your resume, they have to see it first.

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A PMI-ACP Certification is an Excellent Tool for Project Managers – Here’s why

Small Business CEO

In Project Management Agile Scrum practices for cross-functional tools have become catch-lines today. When becoming an Agile Certified Scrum professional doesn’t need a technical degree, and many Agile practitioners are in-house assets, the certification can empower you, your resume and your career in Scrum Agile suites. Pros: Certification validates the point that you are industry ready and have both the conceptual and practical skills required.

Tom Rath: How to Create a Better Resume

45 Things

In this Q&A, he discusses how anyone can write a better, more compelling resume. What do you think is the biggest mistake someone makes when putting together a resume?

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What To Expect As A Consultant

Simple Productivity Blog

My job was to go into places and provide expert skills for the project at hand. The skills could range from design to requirements to process improvement to project management to programming. So I decided to put together a list of things that you need to be aware of if you are thinking about making the jump into consulting: The Client Doesn’t Know You Before you are at the client site, all the client knows about you is what is on your resume.

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Youve sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters. Youve posted your resume on all the top job boards plus the various industry-focused and niche job sites related to your type of work. Your resume & cover letter have done their jobs, and have piqued the employers interest - now your job is to make it as easy as possible for them to decide to offer you the job. This method is particularly effective for leadership / management positions.

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Coaches; 6 Types & 10 Ways They Can Use Online Technology?

Tips From T. Marie

Career Coach: A Career Coach assists their clients in identifying personal goals, developing leadership skills and planning career moves. This may include helping clients find new employment opportunities, giving feedback on resumes/ cover letters and establishing strategies for successful job interviews. They work with clients who are single and with couples on things like communication skills and conflict resolution strategies.

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4 Keys for a Recommendation Letter

45 Things

I recently helped a colleague whittle down the number of resumes for a new position. For me, it put the skills of the applicant into perspective. For example, one applicant said that she had experience with project management. But a former supervisor wrote a recommendation letter, outlining how those project management skills kept the entire team on track, and were so critical to meeting customer deadlines. Highlight important skills.

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Udacity Blitz: Bridging the Gap Between Online Education and Work

Small Business Labs

  The program, called Blitz, provides companies seeking short-term contractors for specific projects access to graduates of Udacity education programs.   Much like a project consulting firm, Udacity bids on the project, puts together projects teams and provides project management services. The type of projects Udacity Blitz provides range from building mobile apps and websites to providing a variety of data and analytical services. 

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Announcement: The Shrink for Entrepreneurs is hiring

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

To understand, optimize, manage and grow sophisticated customer acquisition funnels. As my assistant, you will also be tasked with project management tasks and responsibility for those initiatives I launch with the time you created. Be self motivated and responsible: You will not be micro-managed, or in fact managed at all. If you can’t self-manage and keep yourself on track, do not apply. You have graphic design and/or photoshop skills.

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Dealing With A Job Loss: Starting the Job Hunt

Simple Productivity Blog

I considered if I wanted to keep programming, or go into project management, or change fields entirely by going for my teaching certification. Make Sure You Are Employable If your skills are out of date, update them. The more recently your skills have been used, and the more up-to-date those skills are, the more valuable you will be to potential employers. The more specific and measurable you can be in your skills, the more attention you will get.

How Veterans Can Find a Job in the Private Sector

45 Things

Kearney, who now works as a project manager for Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson in Plano, Texas, says jobs are out there for veterans, but finding them takes a lot of planning and hard work. Hiring managers cite veterans'' ability to show how their skills can be used in the private sector as a top negative, according to the Center for a New American Security. I originally wrote this story a couple of years ago, but it''s still valuable advice for vets.

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Tips for Vets Re-Entering the Civilian Workforce

45 Things

Kearney, who now works as a project manager for Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson in Plano, Texas, says jobs are out there for veterans, but finding them takes a lot of planning and hard work. Hiring managers cite veterans'' ability to show how their skills can be used in the private sector as a top negative, according to the Center for a New American Security.

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20 Tips for Freelance Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Don’t waste your time on projects that pay little or nothing unless the topic or the client has some special meaning for you. Educate yourself about marketing, negotiation, and general communication skills to help build confidence when it comes time to submitting queries, discussing compensation, and corresponding during and between projects. These activities will look good on your resume and may result in acquisition of new clients.

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Some People see Roadblocks -- Others see Hurdles.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am part of the project management office at my company and I hear the term roadblocks all the time. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! ► August (4) Managing your Boss's Inbox Nice ways to say, "Hurry up!"

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