Making Contact

I just spoke with someone who’s looking for a project/product management job in the Boston area (my area). He hasn’t been attending local dinner meetings of the PMI or the PDMA or any other professional society, so I suggested he start. Making contact with people, networking, is the single most important a hiring manager or …

Networking for Candidates at Conferences

Too often, people think of conferences as boondoggles. As a frequent conference speaker, I can tell you that it’s possible you’d encounter a marketing presentation devoid of technical content at a conference–once. I doubt that speaker would be allowed to return. As a result, conferences are a great place to start learning about new things, …