So you’ve spent a few weeks filling out applications and making phone calls, and finally, the moment you’ve been waiting for - you’ve just received a call for the job opportunity that you’ve had your eyes on. To increase your odds of landing the job, here are 6 must-dos that should be on the top of your priority list. 1. Do Your Research Make sure you know who you will be working with. Make
Project Controls Tips & Tutorials
Informative tips & tutorials that discuss Project Controls & Project Management for the Construction, Engineering and Oil & Gas industries.
I remember a gift I bought my parents once - a motorized corkscrew that promised to make opening a bottle of Chardonnay a cinch. When visiting once, I noticed it was tucked away at the back of a cupboard. I found out later it was used only twice. To my dismay, the pricey device had some fatal flaws - the button was too hard to press and hold. But the clincher was that it took about 65 seconds to
Nov 7th is the 9th annual International Project Management Day. International Project Management Day is a day to be proud of working in project management and to recognize what project managers contribute to the world, one in which so much innovation and progress is due to projects. I just listened to an interview with Frank Saladis, the founder of International Project Management
The new version of Primavera P6, r8.3, has been released recently, and one of the new features is a stand-alone software, called the Primavera P6 Visualizer. This software provides you with a visual, read-only version of the plans you’ve stored in the P6 database. The Primavera P6 Visualizer is a good choice for those team members who are not supposed to change anything in plans, but need to
TED.com is one of our favourite sources for inspiration and awe. If you've never visited TED.com or watched some of the amazing speakers showcased there, then you are missing out. I wanted to share with you 20 Ted talks that fit right in with the skills, experience and challenges of planning and scheduling. Enjoy! 1. Neil Harbisson: I listen to color “Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely
Tutorial Files Excel Spreadsheet (Excel 2007+): PTuts_Project_Dashboard.xlsm - 1.5Mb One of our previous site manager told us (the project control team), that if we bring to him another report that have more than 1 page, he will just throw it away (sic), actually managers care only about the big picture, and don’t bother reviewing every small details. The purpose of this tutorial is to