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 Lindsay Scott

High Earners in Project Management

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 services and consultancy fields and […]

 Lindsay Scott

Just 28% of Project Managers are Happy in Their Current Job

Just 28% of Project Managers are Happy in Their Current Job

Just 28% of recently surveyed project managers said they are happy in their current jobs with 67% of project managers actively looking for a new job. Following the Office for National Statistics (ONS) news last week that pay in the UK has increased at the slowest rate on record, the Arras People report confirms low […]

 Lindsay Scott

Public Sector PM Practitioners Fear Cuts in 2014

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 turbulence is affecting project management […]

 Lindsay Scott

Project Managers Are Up For The Challenge

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 suppliers will showcase the best […]

 Paul Naybour

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 decisions that can arise in […]

 Lindsay Scott

Arras People Launch Ninth Project Management Census

Arras People Launch Ninth Project Management Census

Take part in the latest Project Management Census

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 in project management to take […]

 Lindsay Scott

Project Management Career Support

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 we’ve found that project practitioners […]

 Lindsay Scott

Recruitment Challenges in Project Management

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 selecting Project Management practitioners for […]

 Lindsay Scott

Live Twitter PM Careers Chat from PMI

Live Twitter PM Careers Chat from PMI

The Project Management Institute are hosting their first live project management careers and job chat via Twitter on Monday 5th August 2.30pm BST. PM Network magazine’s project management career columnist, and director of program and project management recruitment at Arras People in London, England — will host a Twitter tweet chat on 5 August 2013 […]

 nevilleturbit

Lessons on the Wrong Resource

Lessons on the Wrong Resource

Here is a lesson I learned when doing a project review.  I guess I knew it all along but it was certainly brought home to me when I did the review. A large public corporation had just finished a project.  It had been difficult to say the least.  It was well over budget and time.  […]