3 Common Culprits: Conflict Management for Project Managers

When you consider that approximately 63% of project managers claim that lack of communication is one of the biggest challenges they face, this creates a breeding ground for potential conflicts. Increasingly, project managers are dealing with a number of difficulties: longer hours, managing remote team members alongside of on-site contributors, rapidly approaching deadlines and greater

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Could LinkedIn Cost You Your Finance Job?

The New York Times reports that four people have brought a class action lawsuit against LinkedIn contending that the service’s “Reference Search” cost them job opportunities. This feature, which is only available to premium account holders who pay a monthly fee, allows employers to discover who else worked at a company during the same time

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Top Professional Organizations for Finance Project Managers/Business Analysts

Whether you are just beginning your career or have already been established for some time, becoming involved in a professional organization can be a great way to build a network, increase your knowledge base, and develop skills relevant in the field. Here are some of the top professional organizations for Finance Project Managers/Business Analysts. Professional

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Project Management: Unwritten Rules of Engagement – Part Two

Last week, we discussed some of the unwritten rules project managers face in a new environment. In the second part of this series, we’ll tackle two more rules of engagement: gaining stakeholder cooperation and consensus, and driving project goals when they conflict with existing processes. Gaining Stakeholder Cooperation Often, consulting project managers can be perceived

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Project Management: The Unwritten Rules of Engagement

As a finance project manager, you know that all stakeholders have their own needs and nuances that must be addressed diplomatically. Not addressing this unstated rule can trip up an unsuspecting project manager at the onset of a project, making the long-term goals of consensus and project delivery very difficult to attain. We have had

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How To Get Through A Job Interview When You’re Awkward

  If social skills aren’t one of your strengths, you’re probably very familiar with how it impacts your job experience. You’ve been through job interviews in the past that you were sure you qualified for, but you can’t ever seem to get the job. The unspoken reason you weren’t hired is one you understand by

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Financial Jobs: Consider a Financial Consulting Career

The finance industry offers a wide variety of opportunities for financial consultants. If you’re looking to begin your career in the finance industry, or you’re a seasoned finance professional, consider a consultant role as a step in your career development. Consulting opportunities exist in accounting, investment banking, trading, and many other areas of finance, and

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