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How Do You Use Planning to Achieve Your Education and Job Goals?

There seem to be two types of people in this world; the go-with-the-flow individuals and the intense planners. While both have their own benefits, you cannot simply rely on pure luck to achieve your educational or job goals. That requires planning, dedication, consistency, and motivation. How do you use planning to achieve your education and job goals? Continue reading How Do You Use Planning to Achieve Your Education and Job Goals?

Has Your Process Procedures Project Stalled?

Your business process is not living up to expectations, so you’ve decided to implement standard operating procedures (SOP) to improve process consistency, compliance, and effectiveness. However, that process procedures project is stalled: employees are not buying into your proposed changes, and management is growing impatient. So, how do you use your process procedures journey to your advantage?

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What Are the Top 10 Reasons for Project Management Failures?

There are a number of things that can and do go wrong on a project. You are probably familiar with many of the most common project management failures or nonconformances, but are you familiar with the reasons for project management failures? Continue reading What Are the Top 10 Reasons for Project Management Failures?

What is Revision in the Policy Process?

What advice do we have to give about writing procedures? Most importantly – employ revision in the policy process. The policy writing process considers activities that successful writers engage in while producing a piece of writing, and it applies whether one is writing an essay, a business letter, or a procedure. These writing activities are typically divided into three steps or phases — Planning, Drafting, and Revising. What is revision in the policy process?

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What are the Activities of the Initiation Phase in Project Management?

There are five phases of project management. Each phase of project management has a distinct purpose, importance, and set of outputs designed to ensure that the project manager is moving the project towards the desired results. The first phase is Project Initiation. What are the activities of the initiation phase in project management? Continue reading What are the Activities of the Initiation Phase in Project Management?

5 Questions that Every Recruiter Should Ask Themselves

The job of a recruiter is quite challenging. Every recruiter has to browse through thousands of applications to recruit great candidates for a job. A candidate that is perfect for a job may be ineligible for another. So, a recruiter must gain a thorough understanding of the exact requirements of a vacant position. Furthermore, a recruiter’s job necessitates careful preparation and the necessary skill set to determine the strengths, skills, knowledge, talents, and deficiencies of different candidates. Here are 5 Questions that Every Recruiter Should Ask Themselves. Continue reading 5 Questions that Every Recruiter Should Ask Themselves

What are the Barriers to Project Implementation?

Communication is the one tool your managerial toolbox cannot do without. Without effective and timely communication, barriers to project implementation and development will surface and as a result, the organization will have a difficult time reaching its project objectives. What are the barriers to project implementation? Continue reading What are the Barriers to Project Implementation?

What Are the Final 3 Phases of Project Management?

The first two phases include project initiation and project planning. The final three phases of Project Management complete the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle or process approach to business process management with Project Execution, Project Monitoring & Control, and Project Review & Close. Continue reading What Are the Final 3 Phases of Project Management?

What Is Project Planning?

The first phase in any project management process is project initiation, where the goal is to uncover the project’s scope — the boundaries for resources, expectations, results, feasibility, the team, and your requirements — and produce a project charter. Now that you know the project’s goals and scope and you have a project charter, you can move onto the next step: project planning. Continue reading What Is Project Planning?