Since 2012, in an effort to understand what problems the PMP hiring market is looking to solve, so that I can better position my clients in the marketplace, I have been running an annual poll on Polldaddy asking this question of my connections in tech: Year after year, without fail, the number #1 response is […]
I recently had the opportunity to conduct another IT resume makeover with CIO.com as part of their ongoing series. This particular client has been a leader in IT operations, service delivery, and infrastructure management in a variety of fields. He wanted to convey his main focus as an IT executive, which is to better enable […]
I was recently asked by CIO.com to participate in their IT resume makeover series. Obviously, the company and the client shall remain nameless =) After working with the extreme makeover participant, I was able to create a document that highlighted his achievements and communicated his story. The story was a key piece, as he had […]
By Stephen Van Vreede (@ITtechExec) A May 5th article in TechRepublic.com (10 Reasons IT Pros Get a Bad Rap) provides a list of reasons why there is such a negative perception of the IT department in general and IT workers specifically. Three of the ten reasons listed I don’t agree with whole-heartedly. #1 :”We’re considered […]
As an IT project manager, what can you possibly list on a resume or when putting together your personal brand to separate you from the rest of the PMPs?
Why does everyone seem to hate the IT department? Why do they all blame IT for failed projects? Are they right?