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Does anyone have any resources they can share from their PM courses? I am considering going to getting a certification, but it's expensive and I want to perform better in my role sooner.

Has anyone had any luck finding/applying for jobs outside of LinkedIn? I feel like I keep getting results for jobs outside of our industry.

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Anyone work for UKG and open to discussing your experience there? There are a few open roles that I’m looking to explore. 😊

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Recently started using ClickUp at a new gig. I don’t love it. In fact, I kinda hate it. Is it just my inexperience with it, or does it truly suck?

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I’m thinking about taking the Coursera Program Management course but I’m not sure if it’s worth it. Have any of you taken this course? If so, was it beneficial? Did it help you pass the PMP?

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I am a PM at a big advertising agency. Most people in my team are type A personality, and I’m not. Do PMs need to be type A to be successful in this role??

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I’m a bit burnt out. Wondering if there is an industry where pms receive high pay but isn’t as fast and furious as advertising? I think it’s time for a change.

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For program managers working in website development. Do you all have a portfolio or anything beyond your resume that outlines the projects you’ve worked on? What format do you use?

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How do I approach this delicately? I got promoted to be the Senior PM in our team and have been taking on more responsibility (team management, program management and development) Every bi-annual revi… more

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Interviewing for an associate project manager role at a large media agency. What kind of questions could I expect from a 1 hour interview? I’ve only had 30 minute interviews. I come from an research a… more

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Anyone @adobe available to chat or share their interview experience? I’m applying for a Program Manager position within their web development department & have some upcoming interviews. Looks like… more

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Within a Sr PM position, is it worth it taking the PMP or will future companies focus more on experience and skill sets? Any trainings you'll suggest to advancing career as a PM? Looking for advic… more

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Klick Health or Ogilvy Health? Any thoughts on them?

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Am I wrong for wanting the account team to confirm/send through agendas for meetings they are running but I am scheduling?

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I have 6 years experience in PM.
Is the PMP still worth it? Is the certificate outdated? Should I focus on more Agile specific certifications?

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Just got put on an account where I'm now client facing and managing their deliverables because they can't do it themselves or have a PM on their side. I've been told way too often in the p… more

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What are competitive pay ranges these days for program management at a large company? Would it be safe to assume the following base salaries :

Program manager -100-150k
senior program … more

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Anyone looking for a project coordinator or a junior PM? Currently work in the paid media advertising agency. Happy to send resume!

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QOTD: When should the PM officially get involved on a project?

A. When it is officially deemed as a project and there is an agreement between all parties. PM then proceeds to create the ch… more

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Hi friends! Can I schedule a tissue session after two rounds of creative to make sure we're on brief? What are some of your best practices? Making a project plan and was wondering where best to in… more

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Hello, I am looking for a Project Director role in the NY region; hybrid or remote preferred.

I have have over 25 years of Ad Agency experience in both General and Pharmaceutical Advertisi… more

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Best tips to automate reporting?
-Or other time saving automations?
I’m in a very small org, so only have access to basic or free tools eg. Zapier, Microsoft suite, google suite.

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Any project managers here that have previously worked in the creative industries? I'm a Producer at a video agency and I want to become a project manager in a different industry, ideally in tech. … more

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Who has taken the PMP certification? I’m curious about the process and what your opinions were. How hard was it? Where did you take it? Do you really feel like it was worth it and professionally benef… more

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6 weeks ago I decided to let chat gpt do the heavy lifting - client emails, SOW, task descriptions, client pitches / estimates …. Anyways I work 2 - 3 hours a day and just got 15% raise. My my do we … more

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Over the next few months I’ll be transitioning from technology support to project management. My company is new to agile but we’ve had a PMO for a few years. I’m transitioning as a scrum master for no… more

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Hi everyone, I am looking for a new opportunity in project/program management and/or content creation/communications. I am a former journalist and skilled communicator who has recently transitioned i… more

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Hi! Training advice request! I’m taking on a small-scale project management scope within my role at a small company. Basically ideating, developing and managing execution of cross-departmental project… more

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Hey folks, I’m burning out of pharma and big agency life. Has anyone successfully transitioned out of pharma and if so, to which field?

Many thanks!

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Any fundamental misunderstanding of PM or PMs you'd like to set straight?

e.g.
- PM is a glorified admin assistant - schedule meetings, take notes, wrangles stragglers

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Any insight or advice on making a switch from account management to project management in advertising?

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I hate the Sunday anxiety! So many messy projects with no process. I didn't have this level of anxiety when I was an EA. And have been thinking that I should just transition back to being an EA. I… more

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Have been thinking about keeping my full-time PM job with a global agency and doing some PM freelancing (Upwork/Fiverr). Wondering if any of you have found it even possible 🤔

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Is getting my PMP worth it? Will I get more interviews, potentially higher salary, etc?
Also, I have a bachelor's in engineering. Is getting an MBA worth the investment? For reference, I hav… more

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PM of a DEV team that insists on Jira, the rest of the company uses Monday - It’s only my first week and the tension on this issue is palatable. Monday/Jira integration has failed several times - any … more

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Working toward getting my PMP but I’m recently concerned I won’t find a position that feeds my creative side. Any advice on industries I should be looking at and steps to entering said industry?

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Happy New Year!

I was wondering if I could get some advice from the PMs in this group regarding what you are looking for when hiring a PM. I have 1.5 years of experience & 8+ years of g… more

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Hi PMs! Looking for advice. I currently work at an advertising agency and the account is mostly broadcast/traditional channels. Are there any procedures I should start implementing? Any docs? I alread… more

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Hey PMs. I’ve been considering moving into production. Within advertising, I find that there’s too much separation at my agency and I’m missing that part of the creative process most. Any advice/leads… more

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I have been a Project Manager / Producer at an ad agency for 15+ years and am starting to explore options outside of it. I would like to work fully remote for the flexibility as I am married and have … more

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