Tuesday, July 15, 2008

PMLL Episode 0040 PM Job Trends and How to Set Yourself Apart (PMlessonsLearned.com PM Job Shop Group)

These are the notes from the PMlessonLearned.com Conference Call:

Topic: PM JOB SHOP
Presentation Title: PM Job Trends and How to Set Yourself Apart
Leader: Henry Will, PMP
PM Job Shop Group Hosts: Mike Chrepta and Scott Percival
Presenters: Kimberly Shands, CEO & President, Maggie DaRonco, ITStaffing Specialist; VegaConsulting Solutions, Inc.
Date: 10Jul2008
Podcast number: 0040
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Notes from the call: Thursday, July 10th, 2008: Introduction of Vega Consulting Solutions:

* Trends we are seeing in PM opportunities
-- What are the hot priorities: tech skills, PMP, methodology...?
-- What are employers really talking about when they say "soft skills"?
-- What is the skill employers don't advertise for, but every employer wants from a PM?

* How can you set yourself apart in the eyes of the recruiter?
-- What should you expect from this relationship?

* Are you managing your job search, or is your job search managing you?

* A few points to consider when preparing for the interview

Kimberly Shands, CEO & President
MaggieDaRonco, ITStaffing Specialist
VegaConsulting Solutions, Inc.

http://www.vegaconsulting.com 973-335-7800
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