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Successful careers in project management require forethought and planning. Background research might include taking an inventory of each industry you may be interested in, and studying market trends, growth rates, analyst reports, and news releases. Training is key, and experienced project managers build training into every engagement, although the best training is actual experience working on projects either as collaborator, individual contractor, or partner. Networking puts you in touch with the very people most likely to provide job opportunities. With proven experience and a mastery of project management skills, you can now market yourself through such methods as speaking engagements and publication.
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