stressed project team

The world of work can be an incredibly stressful place at times. Here are our 4 top quick tips for when your project team is stressed.   The workplace is a stressful environment, and despite the huge improvements in technology that really should make things easier, they seem to have become even more stressful. Businesses,…

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project changing direction

A change of direction with a project can herald all types of problems but read on to see how you can make those changes as smoothly as possible.   In an ideal world when you begin a new project, you will have a clear end goal, a deadline and a budget. Once you have had…

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Project Leadership Tips

Just starting out, or well on the way to establishing yourself as a project manager? Either way, these tips could help make 2020 your best year yet.   In order to provide tips for project leadership, it is necessary to look at what project leadership is and what it actually entails. So, whether you are…

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learning culture

In their 2019 L&D Report, professional search engine findcourses.co.uk found that companies that tie internal promotion to Learning & Development (L&D) are more likely to have a higher staff retention rate and highly satisfied employees. In any field but especially in the field of project management, career progression is closely related to professional training. Professional…

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Project Manager Training

In the workplace, making mistakes can feel like the end of the world, especially when you as the project manager have not been able to deliver a successful project completion. Yes, the consequences of a failed project can mean loss of time and money as well as a bruised reputation, but the situation also provides…

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10 years of success

Parallel Project Training goes from strength to strength as a leading training provider as it celebrates 10 years of success.   We are an innovative training company based in Reading and this month are celebrating 10 years of success as one of the country’s leading project management training providers. We have brought a unique perspective…

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collaboration

When the responsibility of the success of a project rests on your shoulders you need to encourage collaboration to get the job done.   You may be at the helm of each and every project but collaborative management is also a vital part of your role. Working with a team and recruiting the right staff…

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career stages - freelance project manager

Many project managers enjoy a successful freelance career but taking the leap can seem like a step into the unknown. So just how do you carve out a niche for your project management services on a freelance basis?   It sounds idyllic becoming your own boss and setting your own working hours but going freelance…

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negotiating a pay rise

As a project manager, there will be many tasks you’ll be expected to deliver, one of which is to give performance appraisals to members of your team. Some people are more receptive to feedback than others but how you give performance reviews is important too. Project managers with many years’ experience agree that a hard…

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