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Project management and product management often get confused, and sometimes jobs will be advertised where it’s clear that the role is project management, and the title is Product Manager. Or vice versa! The two roles do have some similarities, and we’ll look at those in just a minute. There are differences though – the job… Read more »

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If you’re looking to make your resume stand out, you’ll already know that emailing a Word document isn’t going to help your application rise to the top of the pile. There are lots of tools to help you put forward a really good resume; one that goes beyond the list-style of previous jobs. Online resume… Read more »

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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 »

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Holiday job search got you down? Use this time to get a jump on your job hunt. January is the toughest, most competitive and most crowded for the job market according to Susan P. Joyce, publisher of Job-Hunt.org. The new-year rush is caused by so many job hunters who don’t look for jobs in December. Since recruiting and… Read more »

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In today’s global market, all jobs start with a phone call. A phone interview makes it easier for companies to sift through mountains of resumes before inviting top candidates to meet in person. Most often, a “gatekeeper” conducts a phone interview; this may be an administrative assistant, or other employee who has been asked to… Read more »

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We’re often asked about what makes a great Product Owner and the key skills that Product Owners should have, so today we’re focusing on exactly that. The role of the Product Owner is very specific, and while many of the skills that got you to this position will be helpful to you in excelling in… Read more »

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It is that time of year again when papers, finals, and frat parties quickly turn into paychecks, meetings, and deadlines. The job market is tough for college graduates because the field is wider, the competition is steeper, and the requirements are tougher than they ever have been. Not to mention college graduates are high on… Read more »

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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 »

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A Product Owner is supposed to be the life behind the project, someone who steers the ship sets the vision and supports the team. But sometimes a Product Owners doesn’t quite live up to the job description. Perhaps you’re a PO struggling to stay on top of your workload. Perhaps you work in an Agile… Read more »

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At Triumph Strategic Consulting we’re all about making it easier for you to find a job you love at a company that inspires you. This is a quick guide to the strategies that we know work for job seekers when it comes to getting an interview. The tips here will help you secure your first… Read more »