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Talking with clients/stakeholders intimidates me. Any advice on how to overcome this and develop confidence?

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I’m the only PM in my company. We work with custom automation in Michigan. I’m a recent graduate in mechanical engineering but I have 6+ in business and a degree on it. My question is, is 60k too lit… more

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Hi PMs! I am not a PM but I have to project manage several projects with internal and external stakeholders. However, my company does not have a Project Management software I can use. So I have looked… more

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My company doesn’t have a dedicated PMIS, but we have Jira. I’ve been looking at ProjectManager, but I wanted to know if it’s possible to optimize the use of Jira? Also open to any recommendations on … more

How do you book your time as a contractor? If I’m supposed to be available 8 hours a day but only have work for 4 do you book 4 or 8?

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Any PMs have experience with moving off of Advantage (aka Webvantage aka Aqua) and onto a different PMS? Toying with the idea to suggest a move to Kantata/MavenLink.

Has anyone ever worked with Planet Technology recruiters? I had one reach out re: a position at Apple. The money is straight up ridiculous. Seems a little too good to be true.

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Remote opportunities

ERP Jr Project Manager here. How likely can I find 100% remote jobs in the future with at least 2 YOE under my belt coupled with technical & management skills? Also… more

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Does anyone know of any freelance/evening (after 5 pm) PM opportunities?

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12+yrs PM Looking for 100% fully remote opportunity. Know of anyone hiring ?
Will pay 5k if selected.

Worked with top fortune 50 & 100 brands.
Managed upto 40 team members.<… more

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I have been running a particularly difficult program for almost a year now and my GCL lead will just nooooott tell me I’ve done a good job. She will rave about work others have done but no recognition… more

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Doing some career planning and wanted some advice. I have 4 years for project management experience in production and I just started PMing at an ad agency.

1.How long should I stay in this… more

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Anyone have a full time PM job and take on a freelance job too? Double dipping?

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What are some agencies (ideally remote) where you regularly work 9 to 5, instead of regularly late?
I’m married with kids and that’s all I really care about now - a real work life balance and be… more

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Just got my PMI certification, what are some must to have on my resume before I start looking.

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Hi everyone! Were there or are there any systems you were expected to be well trained in coming into your role? Thanks!!

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What is the best avenue for starting in project management? I’m a month away from finishing my business (major in marketing) degree (I’m 28, late bloomer 🙄). I have a year of marketing assistant/recr… more

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Does anyone know how stringent the 'in the office' requirements are for Meta Reality Labs? I'm interviewing for a role and they are saying the requirement is onsite which would require me … more

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What salary should a PM in the investing industry get? Boston

Imagine this scenario and let me know what you think:

You’re the head of project management at a startup agency, and the owners/leadership keep dreaming up all sorts of new services/product… more

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If a company you formerly worked for changed it's name after you left, how would you label it on your resume?

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I was approached by a recruiter to do a 6 month contract in Marketing PM with hiring potential at the end. $45/hour. Has anyone accepted and successfully performed contract work and kept a full-time P… more

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Junior PM here with 5 YOE in digital marketing prior to taking on this new role. Gave Fishbowl a quick review of PM salaries 🤑. If you're one of these high earners (200+), I'd love to hear h… more

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Hi I work in paid search. Would pivoting to project magnet be feasible/realistic. All advice welcomed. Just a mid 20yr trying to figure this corporate game out. Thanks.

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What kind of skills or experience from creative project management are transferable into software project management? Is there anything even transferable at all other than people skills, and general k… more

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Who in the agency would you say has the ultimate responsibility to come up with the agency’s pricing & services model? Biz Dev? Finance? Ops? Project Management? Other? (Context: we have an ongoin… more

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Anyone successfully pivot from project management to product management?

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Is anyone looking for project coordinators to hire

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Just started as a project manager at an ad agency. I’m still adjusting to how things work as my background is mostly in production. Any advice/tips for someone just getting started in this field on ho… more

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I currently work as a project manager, I just found out my co workers in the same position make 10k more than I do. I currently make 63k co workers make 72k and 75k. I have been performing duties outs… more

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For any PMs at Ad Agencies - How is your team structured? Do you have a hierarchy of roles/responsibilities (senior pms vs jr pms, etc)? And if so, how are those responsibilities divided?

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Any PMs with a masters degree & PMP here? Whats your current compensation? Trying to get an average together to counteroffer.

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Any pharma advertising PMs here? Interested in your department hierarchy. What are your titles after Senior PM? I have found it varies to Group PM, Assoc. Dir. PM, Integrated Production Sup. What'… more

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Please, what's the best and affordable PM Certification/bootcamp. I appreciate every response please.

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Anyone work at Home Depot as an associate project manager? How’s the work environment? Benefits? What you love vs dislike?

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Currently making 145k as a program manager in pharma, but got an offer to pivot to consultant at a similar (slightly higher) compensation. Has anyone ever switched to consultant role, and what were yo… more

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About to start a PM position on a project that is already a few months in as the current PM has too many projects on their plate. What advice would you give me to get up to speed asap and build respec… more

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When a new type of project comes in and you get assigned as the PM to “figure out” the project plan, how do you go about resource allocation? Sometimes I struggle to know what the team configuration s… more

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