Job security is fading. No matter your industry, employers are always looking for candidates who are qualified with the required engineering skills, flexible with change, and who have the ability to communicate with the team. And employers are looking for candidates who show the potential to move up in the organization - showing initiative and competencies in many areas. A jack-of-all-trades if
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You're trained on Primavera P6 and you're totally qualified for a project controller position. But wait... you need to come up with practical experience after all of those months and years of studying and training!? If you’re not sure how to get Project Controls experience I want to help you out. Let me tell you about Project Controls internships. I've found internships to be the best bet to
With competition and the need for innovation consistently increasing in construction, transportation, energy, architecture and related areas, project controllers are in demand more than ever. If you’re interested in a strategic leadership role that allows you to wear many hats, you can choose among a number of possible career paths to get into project controls. From there, you may even find a
The demands and how busy it can get being a Project Controller can make it difficult to keep up with the constant shifts in industry trends. Working in various environments and with numerous project types you might be wondering where you can find the latest news about a specific sector or who’s looking to hire a Project Controller. This is understandable and Social communities like LinkedIn can
Working in project management requires careful attention to detail, inexplicable hands-on training, and credibility. However, planners and schedulers in project management roles often find themselves unable to provide proof of their accomplishments beyond previous roles as project managers.To meet the growing demand for a streamlined, predictable means of ensuring a project manager’s
You have made it past the initial grouping of applicants into the interview pool. However, preparing for a project management or project controls job interview does not have to be a nightmare.To help you organize your thoughts and get ready for the interview, follow these seven steps for preparing yourself and your work history.Organizing each of the following areas will help you be ready
Are you in the middle of a career change, or looking for a position in Project Management and not sure how to craft your resume?It's always said that a one page resume with value is better than a 5 pager. These days, the best way to go is to always give your resume a facelift specific to the industry and position. By targeting the job and formatting your resume appropriately, this will help
Hiring for any position is always risky business. There are no guarantees once the interview is over that the winning candidate can actually walk the talk and perform up to your needs.From a project controls standpoint, are you hiring people that can walk-in and get up and running quickly? Do they know the software inside and out? Are you certain they have the skills and procedural project
For years, LinkedIn was the ugly stepchild of Facebook … a little more professional, a little harder to use, a little less fun. In the last several years, however, LinkedIn has earned widespread recognition for its ability to bring professionals, such as project planners or project management experts, together in an environment unsullied by embarrassing photos or notes on what you ate for
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