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
The plan today was to set up some kind of profile on LinkedIn. I’m attending a course on making the most of this later in the month so I wanted to have set up the basics. There are some recruitment consultants and acquaintances I could connect with but I’m holding off for the moment until I’ve decided on what my pitch is.
The first thing I came across on LinkedIn was a job advert from my friend’s startup called Attest which is building a new market research platform. This led me off on a tangent down the Plan B route where I discovered 2 websites:
The first has job adverts of the paid and unpaid variety but both are pushing pay-for-advice on alternative careers. You can really spend a lot of money on these types of courses!
At the budget end of the market, it did throw up some interesting books to add to the reading list:
These have gone on the Plan B to-do list. I’ve set up 2 boards on Kanbanchi for my 2 themes:
Back to LinkedIn, I set up a basic profile. Here are a few points which I decided on whilst doing so:
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 🙂