International job report

To recover from the recent economic downturn, more organizations are initiating projects to gain competitive advantages. To ensure that these investments actually generate much-needed business value, executives and personnel directors are expanding their efforts to find top-level project managers who can minimize the risks involved in implementing strategically critical projects. This article discusses the current job market for project managers, looking at forecasts for career opportunities in the world's main regions--the Middle East, Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. It explains how the recent international downturn and current world events are affecting the health of each region's project investments and subsequently changing the nature--as well as the quantity and quality--of each region's project-related contracts and assignments. Accompanying this article is a sidebar that reports the general findings outlined in the 13th Annual Global CEO Survey published by Pricewaterhou
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