This McLaughlin and McLaughlin Project Professionals post is the sixth in a series of discussions regarding current challenges with the staffing aspects of your project management team. This post (like Parts 4 and 5) addresses acquiring the human resources (people) or staffing. In this case, we focus on acquisition of the project manager. This acquisition of project manager resource will be the subject of several posts over the next several weeks. The Subject Series can be viewed here.
This, the second post on acquiring the project manager, will address the selection criteria that are important in a professional project manager. Before looking at sources for a project manager candidate, one needs to settle on the key characteristics (personal and other) that are needed in the specific project and the project execution strategy for your project. [Read more…]