Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Program Project Manager in Washington:
Technology changes at fast pace. Gain new certifications and look for ways to get hands on experience in programming, applications, networking, telecommunications, areas of the business so that you can stay relevant in the workplace.
Program Project Manager in Livermore:
"Relationship with all fields, learn from others, listen."
Listen to the experienced and include all fields to get buy in so you work as a team. Be open to learn in all fields and be helpful and considerate.
Program Project Manager in Boston:
The most important skill needed are people skills because you have to have the ability to get people to do work for you who do not report to you.
Program Project Manager in Minneapolis:
"Communicate, Communicate, Communicate."
There is no such thing as over-communication. Keeping all project and program stakeholders updated on key components is extremely critical to being a successful Program and Project Manager.
Program Project Manager in Boulder:
Negotiate your salary first, as well as performance metric based bonus that can be measured. If you do not negotiate well, bonus will be based on nebulous terms.