The purpose of this page is to capture notes about task and project management and planning.
- Lean Management
- Personal Experience
- Tools for Work/Career Tasks and Projects
- Tools for Personal Tasks/To-Do Lists
Quote of the day comes from this New Scientist article:
” The best way to impress an interviewer is with technical ability”
The 2nd interesting suggestion on my Adult Directions_ My Careers list was the hilariously original:
There’s just no fighting it I guess so I started exploring the resources suggested with it, the first of which was BCS: The Chartered Institute for IT.
For the classically trained this is probably no surprise but for those of us that stumbled into IT it offers a HUGE AMOUNT of career based info. It’s prompted me to kick off a whole page on Personal Development and Career Planning, as well as these notes:
Had various friends offer help in various ways which is awesome of them. One of them was also made redundant in Jan. He ‘was’ looking for a May start but is actually about to start his 2nd new job as he was offered something almost immediately when he started networking. His tips are:
Good advice I think.
I have been working on putting together my own app toolset to replace my corporate based ones. I’m currently trialling:
In conjunction with this I’ve also been writing some notes on task management and planning. Quote of the day is:
“Plan to spend about 30 hours a week on activities directly related to your job search.”
Hence the focus on project planning as I intend to spend time on coding/IT skills as well as Job Search.
p.s. decided to ditch the day count 🙂