Impression Management in Project Management Interviews

Impression Management in Project Management Interviews

This is the last post in the series about project management interviews and I wanted to take a look at the social psychology aspect of interviewing and recruiting – specifically impression management. Psychology is an obvious science to turn to when you’re interested in the people aspects of business. We know its difficult to recruit …

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Project Management Killer Interview Questions

Last week I took a look at the project management interview process with the idea that we could really turn it on its head by interviewers not using a CV during the actual interview. It makes sense because there are certain behaviours that interviewers show that really skew the interview process – or in other …

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Could you imagine interviewing a project manager without a CV in front of you?

Could you imagine interviewing a project manager without a CV in front of you?

Could you imagine interviewing a project manager without a CV in front of you? The CV is a document that generally shows the chronological experience a person has, everything that they have done in the past.  In most cases when it comes to interviewing project managers you are actually more interested in whether they’re going …

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Do you believe in this project?

Do you believe in this project?

I often receive really interesting issues on project management courses however one recently was new: I have been asked to work on a project I do not believe in. What should I do? This course participant was involved in what was termed by her sponsor and the senior managers as a ‘key departmental project.’ There was a project team of … Read More > Related Posts: What do you do when someone does not take responsibility? Bring out your dead (projects) We should make it mandatory for ALL projects! So what’s this project going to be like? My projects suffer from resource theft II

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Cultural, Personality and Rapport – The Key to Recruiting Project Managers

Cultural, Personality and Rapport – The Key to Recruiting Project Managers

There is a conundrum when it comes to recruiting project managers and it is this, how can anyone be sure that the project manager they are about to hire can perform the role in a new organisation? If we think about the traditional recruitment process – that is still in operation in many organisations today …

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