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  • Can ChatGPT help me apply for a project management role?

    • 23 Aug 2023

    With the press stuffed full of stories about ChatGPT, it seems the new artificial intelligence tool can do just about anything short of washing your clothes. But can it help you land the perfect project manager job? Read on to find out.

  • Could a four-day work week work in project management?

    • 2 May 2023

    A three-day weekend sounds like catnip for project managers, but they might just be setting themselves up for a more stressful week. The idea of a four-day work week, which has been making the headlines recently, is a relatively new idea, you may think. But the concept was coined by English social reformer Robert Owen, who in 1817 advocated for shorter work days.

  • DE&S: Delivering cutting-edge technology for Defence

    • 19 Apr 2023

    At Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), our purpose is to equip and support the UK military with the edge to succeed in the modern battlespace – now and in the future. We spoke to Programme Manager Buhe about her role and its impact for the nation.

  • Time to tidy: cleaning up your social media for potential project management employers

    • 20 Mar 2023

    Why you should polish up your social media accounts when applying for project management jobs, as employers may check them in the screening process.

  • Future proof your CV post covid

    • 17 Jan 2023

    For many project professionals, whatever their industry, the pandemic has brought a flurry of activity in the quest to reinvent and reposition organisations. After a few months of intense work, more than a few are facing burnout.

  • Eight lessons for and from young project managers

    • 17 Jan 2023

    What responsibilities will you have as a project manager? What does the role actually involve? We talked to four younger project managers about their early career lessons – and how they were developing as project leaders.

  • Sohail Khan - From apprentice to project manager

    • 17 Jan 2023

    Sohail Khan is a project manager on the Lloyds Banking digital colleague journey (DCJ) programme – TS3 Learning. He took an APM apprenticeship after deciding a law degree wasn’t for him and getting a job at Lloyds in their e-customer service department.

  • Luca Lowe - From sixth form to apprentice project manager

    • 17 Jan 2023

    Luca Lowe always wanted a fall-back option, a route other than university. He was set to go and study business management, but he also wanted something else. He was looking for an apprenticeship, something that would really wow him. It had to be amazing if he was going to turn his back on university.

  • Why project management could be the career for you

    • 17 Jan 2023

    So you've got your A level results. Perhaps your mind is full of grades and nothing else. Once you know how you’ve done, it’s time to start thinking about your next steps.

  • Join our Babcock International Group Graduate Scheme and help to create a safe and secure world.

    • 6 Oct 2022

    At Babcock we are working to create a safe and secure world, together. As an international defence company,  we support and enhance our customers defence capabilities and critical assets through a range of product and service solutions. The breadth of our portfolio is wide and varied, we have a wealth of complex projects and draw on skills of some of the top project professionals in the UK and we are hoping that one day you will be a part of our team.

  • How a postgraduate degree can give your project management career the boost it needs.

    • 17 Aug 2022

    Life is packed with uncertainty. As a project manager, it’s your job to prepare for every eventuality, so why not extend this to your own career? Already working in the industry? Keen to get ahead of the competition?

  • How to use LinkedIn to land a project management job

    • 9 Aug 2022

    LinkedIn can be a powerful tool to use in your job search – we take a deeper look into what it has to offer. First things first, if you do not already have a LinkedIn account, then sign up for one here.

  • What is the ‘Great Resignation’ and how does it affect job seekers?

    • 7 Jul 2022

    The story behind the’ Great Resignation’, hybrid working and what it means for employers and employees.

  • ‘Tell me about yourself’: fielding the ultimate interview question

    • 7 Jun 2022

    When preparing for an interview for that job you’ve set your heart on, there’s one question that crops up time and again: “Tell me a bit about yourself”. Although this question seems straightforward, it catches out candidates time and again. We will discuss how you can tackle this question to impress your interviewer.

  • Rethink your CV – and land that dream job

    • 4 May 2022

    Polishing your CV can ensure you’ll get your foot in the door for that new project management role you’ve been coveting.

  • Get your foot in the door with a glowing cover letter

    • 4 Apr 2022

    A cover letter is as likely to be an email these days – but however you send that (often fiendishly difficult to write) accompaniment to your CV, make sure it shines. It has as crucial a role in getting your foot in the door as your CV itself. So why do some applicants give them so little thought or, as many hiring managers will testify, don’t even bother writing one at all?

  • How to succeed in an online job interview

    • 7 Mar 2022

    When job interviews were still held face to face, candidates had plenty to worry about. Many of us have had to navigate delayed trains, hard-to-find office addresses and untimely coffee spills.

  • What to expect when you’re back in the office

    • 24 Feb 2022

    Some workers feel nervous about going back to the office. Here are our tips to make your transition as frictionless as possible.

  • Why choose to work for Mott Macdonald

    • 26 Jul 2021

    We take pride in our global family of more than 16,000 experts who look at problems from fresh angles and find opportunities in complexity.

  • Fast forward your career in Project, Programme and Cost Management with AECOM

    • 7 Jun 2021

    Are you looking for a new challenge in the Project, Programme and Cost Management environment? Register for AECOM’s virtual careers fair to discover the rewarding opportunities available across UK and Ireland at multiple career levels.