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Plan Ahead in Your Career By Thinking Like a CIO

Is making a career move from IT Manager or Project Manager to CIO something you’re considering in the future? If so, the first step in doing so is learning how to shift your perspective and focus to how you can become that type of leader. By focusing only on your… Read more

The New Face of Project Management: How Millennials Are Changing the Industry

Millennials are now are the largest generation in the workforce. They grew up with constantly-evolving technology, and they are comfortable with adapting to change and learning to use new tools. Their valuable insight and outside-the-box thinking might be just what your business or organization needs. Savvy businesses are re-evaluating their… Read more

Five Ways to Manage a Successful Remote Team

In recent years, companies have shifted their policy on team structure. Instead of working in the same building, or even the same time zone, contractors are being sourced from around the world. Your team could include members from North and South America, Europe or Asia – where team members all… Read more

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How to Decide Between a Permanent Employee and a Consultant

Finding talented employees and consultants can be difficult in this competitive market. Knowing where to begin, however, is half the battle. Do full-time employees or consultants make more sense for your company? Employers today have to make these types of decisions in a highly-competitive market that is constantly adapting. It… Read more

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What Story Does Your Resume Tell Potential Employers?

Before the job market became increasingly competitive for job seekers, many resumes were quite boring, filled only with work experience, contact information and bullet points. There was not much of a focus on layout or creativity. Points were given for being formal and professional. Employers aren’t looking for this anymore.… Read more

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Three Major Reasons to Create a Mentoring Program

With unemployment sinking to historic lows, retaining top talent is more important – and more challenging – than ever before. To encourage retention, companies are beginning to invest in onboarding, additional training and mentoring programs. The latter, in particular, has been helpful. Mentoring programs are often introduced following onboarding. For… Read more

Assess Motivational Fit With Just Three Essential Interview Questions

How important is it to assess motivational fit properly in the interview? Employees who are intrinsically motivated are three times as engaged as their counterparts. Motivational fit is the degree of similarity between an employee’s expectations of what they’ll get from a job and what your company provides. Many companies… Read more

What to Expect When You Interview for a Contract Position

In our ever-changing economy, the competitive advantage afforded by a strong interview is essential. According to a study conducted by Upwork, 35 percent of workers in the United States served as independent contractors in some capacity in 2016. The same study found that, by 2027, more than half of American… Read more

How Emotional Intelligence Can Enhance Your Project Leadership

Emotional intelligence represents our ability to exert self-awareness, empathy, motivation and social skills at work and in life. As a co-worker and manager, learning to control and harness your emotions to improve your team’s morale and drive business success is at the heart of bringing emotional intelligence to work. According… Read more

Five Benefits Effective Onboarding Will Bring to Your Business

Onboarding is the process of introducing a new employee to your organization, familiarizing them with your services, and making them feel comfortable at work. A strong onboarding process can help your company attract and retain top talent, foster balance and confidence, and encourage open communication. Looking for effective project management… Read more