Scrum Master Survival Tips: Build Your Team

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In our occasional series about how to survive as a successful Scrum Master, today we’re looking at how to make sure you’ve got a winning team. A Scrum team involves a number of different disciplines, and part of the Scrum Master’s job is to bring those all together to create a highly motivated, self-managing team…. Read more »

Hiring Managers: 7 Skills and Traits to Look for in a Project Manager

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From budget planning to managing dynamic, multidisciplinary teams and workflows, project managers are essentially the oil that keeps the machinery of a project running smoothly (and ideally on time and on budget). In addition to an advanced operational familiarity with their field, the best project managers possess certain skills and character traits that inspire creativity,… Read more »

5 Benefits of Working with a Project Management Staffing Agency

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Time and money are the two most precious assets for an organization. When it comes to recruitment, a staffing agency can save you both. Whether you work in a large organization with a well-staffed HR department, or a smaller company just starting to grow, the benefits of using a staffing agency can keep your projects… Read more »

7 Tips For Onboarding Agile Team Members

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A good onboarding experience can make your new team member feel like they’ve made the right choice to join your company. An indifferent experience in their first few weeks might have them reaching for the number of their recruitment consultant again. According to TALX, over 40% of new hires leave their jobs in the first… Read more »

What Makes A Fantastic Scrum Master

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Scrum is an Agile development methodology, used by companies large and small all over the world. It’s a way of prioritizing feature developments, and while it’s common in software teams, it’s not exclusive to the domain of IT projects. According to the Scrum Alliance, the Scrum Master keeps the team focused on its goal. It’s… Read more »

5 Things All New Project Team Members Should Know

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Whether you are a project manager onboarding a new member of the team, or a hiring manager recruiting a new project manager to lead a team, introducing new staff to an existing team can be a challenge. Make the onboarding process easier with these 5 things that all new project team members should know. They work… Read more »

7 Pre-Interview Confidence Boosting Tips For Project Managers

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Interviews can be the thing that keeps people from looking for new jobs. They are the hurdle over which you have to jump to get that new job. Don’t let a lack of confidence stop you from getting a fantastic new project management role. Here are our 7 tips for boosting your confidence before you… Read more »

7 Must-Know Tips For New Project Managers

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Day 1 in a new project management job can be daunting, whether you’re joining a new company or being promoted into a managerial role with project responsibility at your existing organization. Here are our 7 tips for when you get your new project management job. Tip #1: Get To Know Your Team On Day 1… Read more »

Top 10 Agile Influencers on Twitter

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Top 10 Agile Influencers on Twitter. Understanding the latest news, trends, and news surrounding Agile can be beneficial when you find yourself looking for better ways to develop software or positioning yourself for better career opportunities. There are hundreds of great Agile blogs and software development blogs, but which ones are worth your time? That’s… Read more »

6 Biggest SAFe Agile Implementation Mistakes To Avoid

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There are two types of people in this world: Those who love SAFe and those who do not. What makes the difference? SAFe is designed to successfully implement Agile in companies that are much too large to lose all basis of structure completely. Implementing this type of radical change across thousands of employees can present… Read more »