Hi all - I’m an IT project manager here in the investment and asset management space in Toronto. I am looking at recent job postings for Google Product managers and not sure how I can better align myself. I have experience implementing and supporting SaaS ERP solutions (Yardi, Workday), business systems analysis and product road mapping. I’m an MIS grad and also hold my PMP, DASM and CSM. I’ve tried for years at the big 4, but product managers are a hot field right now. Any advice on pivoting?
Is a PMP worth getting in M&A?
Is getting the PMP designation worth it (time and money)? I already have my CPA and not searching for a job right now, but wondering if employers find this skill set valuable.
What benefit will I get after completing PMP?
Interested to hear how people learn project management. I have done PRINCE2 exam and read PMP materials, but I find these are too textbook theory based. Real life projects seem to be very different and a lot more complicated. I often do not know what needs to be done unless someone tells me. I believe you can learn these things on the job, but I am keen to expedite this with some books or courses. Are there any resources that are particularly helpful?
Left industry for consulting last year. I’m fairly certain I could meet the experience for PMP given my role in industry, but figured I’d go for CAPM first since it will cover the education hours requirement for PMP. I work with a few people that use the CAPM after their name. Is that looked down on since it’s a lesser certification?
Anyone have any experience with Blackstone’s PMP program? Trying right gauge if it’s worthwhile to take a pay cut for it.
Currently a District Manager for General Motors. Within the last 6 months I’ve earned my MBA , PMP and Six Sigma GreenBelt. My dream career is to become a management consultant but I am having troubles with getting an interview/ role. Does anyone have any leads or opportunities within a consulting firm?
Asking on behalf of my parent who I think is severely under compensated and needs to go elsewhere: - Associate Director at a F100 w/15+ YOE in this industry - Has an MBA and a PMP - Engineering background (foreign country) with program/project/portfolio management experience in current role Currently making $130-$150K with like a $20-30K bonus. What’s a realistic salary target? Always been a high performer but because English isn’t the first language I worry they’ve been taken advantage of.
Looking to get my PMP. Anyone have recommendations for best online courses for the required 35 hours of education? My budget is $1000 to $1500
How useful is PMP certification, both from a personal benefit POV and a “visibility” or “prestige/competence” POV? I am considering it because 1) I’m young (25) but a top performer. I feel like it’s a mitigation for me being perceived as “too young” to take on leadership roles. 2) I am naturally analytical so technical parts of the job come natural, but due to lack of formal education surrounding project mgt I think it would give me a useful foundation to lean on as I start to lead projects.
For anyone with the PMP, tips for preparing? How much previous PM experience is advantageous?
🇺🇸💁♀️ here. Is PMP certification valued in the UK? I will be moving to London for a few years and would like to get PMP beforehand. I’ve read that PRINCE2 is the standard in the UK, but it’s really not well known in the US, where I will eventually return
Hi all, Location: Pune,India Senior PMO Analyst got certified with PMP & LeanSixSigmaBLACK Belt certifications. Current CTC is INR 10.00p.a.(without certifications) non technical background, strong hands on Project Management (work experience- 6+ years) but after this biggest certification in the field what will be fare demand to ask for the better package to other company? How much generally CITI/CREDIT SUISSE/BARCLAYS pay (annually) to PMP certified people for Project Management-Non Technical?
I have just graduated with my MBA, I also have my PMP and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. How do I become a management consultant?
5 years of experience as a Project management professional (IT) with service based SME. Less CTC and opportunities in the market. Any suggestions?
Program a Power BI data query, is it considered "technical" or "non-technical"? Can all PMP do it?
ex-Accenture here, i am looking for a job change, have 15 years of SAP MM/WM experience, certified in S4 and PMP. Any referrals will be appreciated.
Looking for referrals for SAP project manager/SAP MM, S4 and PMP certified with 15+ years of experience.
Looking for job switch, SAP project manager with 15 yrs experience, PMP and SAP certified. Any referrals for Microsoft or product based companies will be great.
Anyone take the new PMP? I took it in 2020 and failed (I’m awful at test taking). Looking at the new format and hoping my brain likes it better.
Can anyone recommend a certification for Program Management? I know about PMP. But anything else which may help me? I have 6 YOE in Strategy / Management Consulting industry working in a big 4.
How big of a difference in pay does PMP give you
Is PMP certification required to be an M?
Looking to transition to a more prestigious consulting firm from a boutique shop and thinking of additional certifications that may help me stand out. Currently Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Certified Scrum Master and was thinking of getting my PMP but don’t want to get stuck doing PMO work forever. Does anyone have any suggestions? Any Healthcare IT certifications that are valuable and may help me exit to industry eventually?
Any suggestions/tips on preparing for PMP?
Hello everyone I already have ITILv3 (foundation and intermediate service strategy). I was planning on geting the remaining intermediate certifications and levelling up. However with ITILv4, v3 seems redundant and I might need to repeat foundation again for v4. However PMP might be a better choice with my role. Can anyone help me with this dilemma?
Is it worth getting a PMP cert?
Fishes being in associate level, I want to upskill myself on either PMP or Prince2, however with the current role, I don't have the exposure of being a program manager and gain experience. Let's say I did my certification, but how will I be able to gain expertise or apply my knowledge practically to reach a level of a program manager?
What kind of experience and education do you need to become a director of project management? What does it take? I’ve worked in the PM field for over 10 years, held Sr PM positions, and now work as a Regional Operations Manager. I’ve got my PM certification and am working towards my PMP but not sure if that’s enough.
Does it matter if your certifications expired or not? And is it okay to still add the expired certifications on your resume or do I need to get recertified to do so? (E.g. Certified Scrum Master, PMP, etc.)
Opening for Scrum Master role Experience:10+ Skills:Project management certification Prince2,PMP,ideally cerified scrum master,knowledge on project management tools, Location:Hyderabad/banglore/chennai/mumbai/pune/gurgaon Please reach out to me if anyone interested
How does having a PMP or Cloud Architect cert help during the TPM or PgM roles in FAANG? I’m currently working on my AWS SA certification and was wondering if I should hold applying till I get my certification. Thanks
4 weeks of funemployment coming up, any suggestions of what to do other than travel? Thinking of course in agile or PMP (currently in strategy but moving to change management) but pricy and not really restful. Would love other peoples ideas!
Ok be honest, candidates. I really love this set of questions, I’ve been considering shifting my current interview style to these questions - I think they really give you an idea of who this person would be within the work setting. But the questions almost feel too deep for a recruiter to ask. What would you think if a recruiter took a different path and asked these questions instead of the usual ones? https://blog.shrm.org/blog/9-interesting-interview-questions-that-actually-reveal-a-lot-about-candidat
Has anyone taken the sphr exam?
Tips on studying for CFE?
I'm in forensic advisory and am looking to make moves. Any ideas on how to change paths? 2 years, CPA CFE
For those pursuing an EMBA frm Columbia/Wharton, how is ur class profile? What’s the age/experience/background? Trying to make up my mind between the two. NYC based 35 yr old with11 yrs in consulting
Anyone take SHRM? How many hours did you study?
6 week cram sesh for CFP. Any recommendations?
An MBA from top B-School (IIM A/ B/ C), previous work experience in FMCG sales, currently in one of the Big 4s and in a very bad FMCG sales transformation projects ? Looking for opportunities in marketing, product management etc. any leads or advice would be helpful.
Any thoughts on the best certifications to get in order to help move forward? I have considered the CCP from World at Work, but it’s fairly pricey to get by the time you wrap up everything. I was looking at both SHRM-CP and SPHR. Everyone that I have spoken to has the SHRM, but that’s also only looking at individuals in a small geographic footprint and within 3-4 different companies. I was hoping to get some thoughts on this from others? Thanks
Anyone take CFE?
Which other firms allow you to use personal cards for travel expenses and reimburse for AMEX annual fees?
We have Netflix in FAANG, yet don’t see much discussion about the company. What’s up with it?
I hate my current project... It's turned into a dead end role months from completion. My RP is good friends with the Director, and my group is relatively small. I feel pretty trapped 😔
If a company reached out to set up a phone interview and you replied with times you were available, would you follow up with them if it's been 1.5 work days since you emailed them and they haven't set anything up?
I have over $1k in United vouchers that will expire at the end of the year. Platinum Elite. Worth calling to see if I can get expirations extended? Gonna be hard to travel at all this year..
I'm really struggling with focus & could use some coping tips, if anyone has some. I live alone & am hundreds of miles from my family. I've been in isolation for months (My firm is still doing 100% WFH). Everything feels so overwhelming and coping with being lonely and being sad is getting harder and harder. I'm coming up on a crazy Q4. I'm low on hours for the yr so I need to go all-in on work for the next 2 months, but I'm not sure how to make it happen. Any recommendations?
Have an interview coming up for a product marketing analyst role at Facebook. Any tips on what I should be expecting for the interview and how to prepare?
Kpmg people my wife who works at KPMG uses her Elitebook as the overnight baby monitor. When she does sometimes Screensaver comes on sometimes not. Any way to prevent the screen saver from coming on?
I’m on vacation to help with my deteriorating mental health. But I just had more anxiety attacks than ever. I feel so disappointed? at myself that I can’t even go on vacation. Like it’s literally just spending money and I can’t even manage that? Am I too weak to the point that I can’t even leave my apartment? I used to do a ton of solo traveling
Any partner willing to share with fb what their comp is? If so, please provide your service line, years as a partner and if you feel comfortable, your firm
Why the heck does delta leave ten mins before departure time .missed my fucking connection even I was at the gate five mins before
What is the biggest salary increase you’ve gotten when switching jobs and how did you achieve it ?
Should my SO and I get tested for Covid antibodies? I scheduled an appointment for Friday AM at a Quest location. -Cons: Need to go into a test center and draw blood. Results may not be accurate. -Pros: Will know if I have or haven’t had Covid. I live in Santa Clara County where the spread started early but is now under control. What would you do- thoughts?
I am unable to focus on work. Getting anxious & panicking as just got deployed on a new project & worried sick that the new team will identify this lack of interest. How do I change my outlook?
Hi Guys, Yesterday my salary discussion happened in EY india. Anyone know how much time it takes for them to release offer letter
Best case interview book?
Is there a hard limit on how frequent you can apply in a year at FAANG? (For instance: Amazon, Google) Also, how many positions are we allowed to apply? There are just many positions at different teams right.
How do I ask for a salary increase when I’ve worked for less than a year? New incoming analysts are getting paid about 10k more than my current comp. My mentor who’s a senior manager even knows that my cohort is being underpaid....
In general, is it a good idea to transfer Marriott points to united miles, assuming redemption is at value? I have a lot more Marriott points than I have miles, and want to use miles for a biz tix