What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Proposal Manager in Centreville:
"Learn to set boundaries."
Because this job is driving by client deadlines, it can steamroll over your personal time if you're not careful. Track the peaks and valleys. If you're slammed and working lots of extra hours sometimes, make sure you have slow weeks to catch up on things, too.
Proposal Manager in Parsippany:
"Get ahead of the stress."
Plan your time; find and acquire as much automation for the proposal building and database storage as possible.
Proposal Manager in Dallas:
Project Management is a key skill - Take classes. Learn to write well and develop presentation skills. You'll need them every day. The Executive Summary will sell the deal to the customer. Join APMP.
Proposal Manager in Denver:
"Proposal manager advice."
It can be a rewarding job, but it is repetitive at times and has stressful periods when managing multiple proposals is required.
Proposal Manager in Wilton:
"Learn About A Lot Of Things."
Be prepared to work harder than you ever have; have a sense of humor; understand that the people you work with have a different agenda from you.