Year: 2014

How Does the Cloud Change How a PM Runs a Project?

For Project Managers (PM), new technologies may present an issue regarding the phase structure of a project. What I mean is that when a new technology is rolled out, there seems to be a “buzz” as to how to handle

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How to Tell if an Email is Real or Fake

Fake emails, also called “spoof” or “phishing” emails, try to look like they are from real companies or people you know. They are a common way criminals use to steal your personal or financial information, such as bank account details, credit

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Monthly Meeting

The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: “Turn Interviews Into Offers” by John Hadley Saturday December 13th at 8:00am ET Please share with other groups you may be in.The Presentation: “Turn Interviews Into Offers” Many candidates are so focused on “the best”

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Beware of Project Scope Creep

Scope creep in project management refers to uncontrolled changes or continuous growth in a project’s scope. The addition of, or changes to, a project’s requirements and features can occur when the goals of a project are not clearly defined, documented, or controlled. Project managers have

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Where does the PM fit “in the cloud?”

With the advent of cloud computing, Project Managers (PM) now have another technology they have to learn and become experts in at a quickened pace. At this time, PMs are not required to have the deep knowledge of the cloud

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Can’t Find a Job? Do You Know Why?

Growth, evolution, changes. Technology may be a wonderful thing, but it has negative elements—especially if you’re in transition and looking for a job. Why? Perhaps you don’t know how to conduct a contemporary job search. Well, that may not be

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More Secure Than Your Password

Hackers break into corporate computer systems and release lists of usernames and passwords on the open web. Home PCs are vulnerable to malware, viruses and other tricks to access your personal, financial and private information. These have now become regular

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America, the Land of Marketing and Selling

Every morning when I get to my computer, I’m amazed at how many companies have targeted me as someone in need of their products or services. I take it in stride, though, because in 99 percent of the cases, I’m

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How to Benefit from the Positive Job Market Outlook

Based on a recent survey by economists, the job market outlook is projecting steady growth in employment. Recruiting consultant CareerXroads reports that new companies find 28 percent of their hires via referrals. Job boards represent one in five applicants, or

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Where is the Project Management Profession Headed?

Where is the profession headed? Is Project Management going the way of CMMI and becoming less relevant? Are there versions of Project Management that will continue and others that will fade away? Which vein of Project Management should Project Managers

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