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Professional project management (Part 2)

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In the first part of this two-part series, I looked at the diverse nature of ‘a project’ across different organisations and as a consequence, project management within those organisations.  This post seeks to define the key elements of ‘project management’ and then understand how the concept of professionalism can be …

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Project Management Hints and Tips


The life of a project manager isn’t as easy as teammates would believe. A lot is needed to succeed as a project manager. Professional qualifications are a must but personal qualities can also make or break a project manager’s career. Here are some helpful tips for project managers to succeed …

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High Earners in Project Management


In the latest Project Management Salary Guide from Arras People, the independent annual report of the project management industry, of over 2000 practitioners polled, it was found that the highest earners* in project management are males in their forties. The highest earners also work for large organisations within the professional …

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Public Sector PM Practitioners Fear Cuts in 2014


Arras People, the project management recruitment specialists release the latest annual report on the UK’s Programme and Project Management Professionals. The report polled 2,298 permanent and contract Programme and Project Management Professionals during December 2013 and January 2014. The Project Management Benchmark Report (PMBR) 2014 shows how the UK’s economic …

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Project Managers Are Up For The Challenge


Project managers and business planners from across the country are set to meet at Project Challenge Spring Show which takes place 12 – 13 March 2014 at London, Olympia The event is a ‘must attend’ for anyone interested in the latest technology and services to support effective project management. Leading …

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Six Things all New Project Managers Should Do

Six Things all New Project Managers Should Do

Beginning a new career as a professional project manager (PM) can be difficult, especially for those who have had no prior training in project management. Being a PM can be rewarding and interesting, but without the proper project management training courses, individuals are ill-prepared for all the difficult tasks and …

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Arras People Launch Ninth Project Management Census

Project Management Census 2014

Now in its ninth year, Arras People’s Project Management Benchmark Report has served as the UK’s lone official declaration of the status of project management in the UK. The latest project management census which forms the basis for each new benchmark report is now open for anyone with an interest …

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Project Management Career Support


Arras People, the UK’s programme and project management recruitment and careers specialist, have just launched new career focused workshops for project managers. The workshops have been created to provide practical advice and support when it comes to job focused career development. Arras People’s Lindsay Scott; Over the last 11 years …

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Recruitment Challenges in Project Management


Earlier this year Arras People released their annual project management benchmark report for the UK project management market. Following on from the 2013 Project Management Benchmark Report (PMBR) they are now conducting a short survey to look in more detail at some of the recruitment challenges that organisations face when …

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