Lindsay Scott

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Hiring the Right People in Project Management

I was asked the other day, if you’re hiring project managers how do you know who the right people are to hire?It’s a simple question when you …

When is the Right Time for Project Managers to Switch Jobs?

Rather than asking when is the right time for project managers to switch jobs, the first question that should be answered is, “Why do I want to …

How to Handle Procrastination as a Project Manager

Procrastination is the habit of postponing tasks. This includes even avoiding to accomplish important or critical issues. Most of the time the work …

Project Management Career Development \\ The Questions

Career development.Do those two words make you sigh and make you feel a little guilty at not paying it enough attention or are you on top on your …

In praise of Professional Bodies

Last week, I attended a CPD (continuing professional development) session on Action Learning Sets with CiPD. It cost me a couple of hours of my time …

Top Five Learnings \\ Benefits Management and the PMO

Project Management: Something Definitely Needs to Change

“Something definitely needs to change” That was one of the sentences in the latest Pulse of Profession Report from the Project Management Institute, …

Webinar \\ Top 10 Talking Points from the PMO Conference – 27th July

Join us on Wednesday 27th July at 12noon for a one hour webinar on the Top 10 Talking Points from the PMO Conference.<p>We recently gave a 10 minute …

PMO Mini-Masterclass: The PMO CV Workshop – 21st July

The next PMO Mini-Masterclass takes place on Thursday 21st July in Central London at the Amba Hotel in Marble Arch – Bryanston St, London, W1H …

Conducting Project Management Interviews

We recently put together a top five list of project management interview questions after speaking with some of our clients. The questions below are …

Returning to a Project Manager Job After Illness

<b>I’ve been away from the working world for two years with a serious illness. I’m recovered now but I’m finding it difficult to get back into a Project</b> …

Project Management Job Interviews

Interviews are the make or break element of the job search. No matter how good your career record is to date, the job interview remains one of the …

Types of Project Management Interviews

Read from the beginning…We kicked off a week special of focus on the project management interview, in the first one we talked about pre-interview …

Project Management Consultant or Freelance/Contract Project Manager?

<b>What is the different between a project management consultant and a freelance/contract project manager?</b>Typically, a consultant, in any business …

Project Management Interview Questions

There exists a stream of project management job interview questions all around the web here we break down certain types of questions PM practitioners …

Looking for a New Project Management Job?

The most important step to take before you commence looking for a new role is <b>understanding yourself</b>. Knowing what you have to offer; what makes you a …

Writing a Project Management Cover Letter

If your CV is your main marketing tool to sell yourself, then the inclusion of a cover letter is an excellent way to promote the sale and let …

Member of PMI? Now What?

<b>I’ve recently become a member of PMI and successfully achieved my PMP. What else should I be doing to develop myself in project …

Project Managers Moving from Public to Private Sectors

I’ve had a number of conversations with a few project managers recently who are looking for a career change – a few of those have been about moving …

Moving to a Programme Manager Position

<b>“I want to move to a programme manager role from my project manager level experience. I’m not sure if I have the right kind of experience? What about</b> …

Project Management CV – Writing in the First Person

One of the most common things I see in a project management CV that jumps out straightaway and tells me that the rest of the CV might not be all that …

Where Are All the Project Management Vacancies?

In today’s marketplace most candidates we engage with are working two well trodden paths when looking for a new position – the online job boards such …

Moving from Project Manager to Programme Manager

<b>I’ve been spending time thinking about my future career and one day I’d like to move on from being a Project Manager to a Programme Manager. What</b> …

Project Training While You’re Gaining

Don’t wait until you are job hunting to think about your training needs and career development – professional development is a lifelong commitment It …

PMO Metrics in a Portfolio World of Value

The second article this week from Harold Kerzner from The International Institute for Learning on the Changing Landscape for Project Management …

Project Management

What are PMO Technical Competencies?

Last week I carried out a project management careers clinic for someone looking to move on in their PMO career. There was an interesting part of the …

Lessons Learned: How To Increase Their Impact

The Tipping Points, Business Case and Role of the PMO // PMO Tools

Can you remember writing the business case for the mighty spreadsheet that you currently use in the weekly and monthly reporting cycles in your PMO? …

PMO Conference – Rock Star Super Group

Wow, where does a year go! … here we are again almost in June, which means it’s PMO Conference time again in London on 8th June. Hashtag excited. …