Projects at Work

Mind Map Your Interview

Interviewing for a high-visibility project internally or a new opportunity outside your company can be nerve-wracking. Using mind-mapping techniques to organize your introduction, elevator speech, key experiences and follow-up questions can help you prepare. Here’s a primer for a typical 30-minute interview.

Andrew Makar

IT Program Manager

Dr. Andrew Makar is an IT program manager and the author of several Micr…
As project managers, we are often looking for the next available project as the current project closes. Regardless if you’re seeking a new position in the market or the next internal high-visibility project, interviews are a common occurrence in the project management domain. Understandably, senior management and perspective employers want to “audition” and approve the project manager before handing over a multi-million dollar program or project.
Preparing for an interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You know everything you say and do is being evaluated. You are concerned about your appearance, making a good first impression, responding with articulate answers,…

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