Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)?

August 2014
"Stressful, Social Skills, People Networking, Leader, Budget."
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Pros: Respect, social networking, continuous learning.
Cons: Long hours, stress, difficult personalities.
September 2014
"Be Unafraid To Appear Foolish."
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Being a successful Project Manager is predicated on being able to take informed decisions. Sometimes getting information needs you put you hand up and say, "I do not understand this. Can someone explain in layman terms to me?" Also accept valuable information regardless of its source. Acknowledge that you continue to stand on the shoulder's of giants and any success you might have is a mere reflection of the team's success.
September 2014
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Pros: Telecommute. Flexible hours. Vacation paid. Sick paid.
Cons: Lack of training. No over time paid.
September 2014
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Pros: Flexible work.
Cons: Salary.
September 2014
"Multi-Discipline Career."
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Pros: Oversee multiple work streams with varying levels of technicality.
Cons: Business As Usual staff do not participate as necessary to ensure project success.
September 2014
"Great place to work and learn."
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Pros: Process framework.
Cons: Flexibility to move to other roles.
October 2014
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Pros: Interacting with clients and coworkers.
Cons: Amount of travel which makes it hard for work/life balance.
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