The Project Management society is a special interest group for engineers involved in project management in a range of industries, providing CPD and networking events for engineers.
Most interviews today are competency-based. It’s a phrase that can be confusing. As somebody who specialises in coaching people to succeed at an interview, it is vital to know how competencies are assessed and how to set yourself up for interview success, writes executive coach James Sweetman.
In a new book, a research management scientist examines how game-theory logic underpins many of our seemingly odd and irrational decisions.
Employees harbouring such thoughts often excel at teamwork, cooperation, and socialising.
Isn’t it interesting that many large organisations spend a significant part of their PR budget on advertising and very little on training their people to communicate effectively? Deficiencies in communication played a part in some famous engineering disasters such as the space shuttle Challenger and Columbia catastrophes, writes Carmel Wynne.
Why do most attempts at changing a company’s culture fail? What are the pitfalls to avoid? Executive coach James Sweetman discusses the main reasons why new people management, cultural change and broad upskilling initiatives fail to gain traction. When you know them you can side-step them or, better still, develop a strategy to proactively manage them.
Your CV has done its job, now only the interview lies between you and the role you are after. The path to interview success starts well before you shake the interviewer’s hand, so preparation is key, writes executive coach James Sweetman.
Being a member of the Engineers Ireland community shows your commitment to delivering excellence in engineering. As our member, we support your professional development and help you to expand your career at home and abroad.
Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this, please contact one of the team.