Good career development planning is about skill development. Often, when people think of skill development, they think of educational resources such as certifications. Educational resources are important and can provide us with key information to push our careers forward, but knowledge and skill development are not the same thing. In my own career, I…Read More
I stumbled upon a product owner talk with General Assembly. If you haven’t heard about General Assembly, it’s a great resource for free meetups and chats. They also have courses geared towards experts and newcomers to different industries.
This past Monday, Trevor Bruner, author of A Quick Start to Product Management, gave a fireside chat about all things product management. His book is geared toward product owners who are just starting out. He wrote the book because it’s filled with advice that he wished he knew 10 years ago when first starting as a product owner.Read More
I’ve been with Synergis for around three years and recruiting for Project Management is my bread and butter. And I work with a lot of Agile and Scrum experts. The question I hear organizations asking is: Do I really need a Scrum Master or an Agile Coach?Read More
Working cross functionally is important to any project. But it can be complex to manage. And running a project remotely only adds to the complexity. Project Management expert, Randall Englund, has a proven process to help overcome these challenges. Check out the 8 steps to manage remote project teams. Download nowRead More
Being a Project Manager (PM) is a unique and demanding position. When recruiting for this position, the biggest challenge can sometimes be finding the right combination of experience and skills. Here are the top abilities we see hiring managers requesting in a Project Manager (in no particular order). Download nowRead More
Working in, or leading, a project management office (PMO) is different than strictly being a project manager (PM). A PMO team can face enterprise-level risk, change and issues management, process management, business issues and more. For project managers, it can also provide an environment to develop leadership skills.
But not all PMOs are created equal. That’s why we wanted to hear directly from an expert managing his own PMO.Read More
At Synergis, my colleagues and I are continuously learning about our industry and the skillsets we recruit candidates for. It is essential to the success of our efforts of matching talent with the right opportunities. That’s why the company sponsors and encourages us to attend seminars, webinars, conference, meetups, etc. when it fits in our wheelhouse.Read More