Being a project manager admittedly doesn't sound super "cool." A kindergartner likely wouldn't say they want to be a project manager when they grow up — not when they can dream of being an astronaut or pop star.
But even though it's unglamorous on paper, an organization wouldn't function properly without PMs. The unsung heroes of every company, PMs are in charge of steering the ship and making sure that every facet of the business is running smoothly. They ensure that everything is shipped on time, within budget, and within scope.
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And yes, it all sounds tedious, but you know what's neat about it? The hefty paycheck that comes with the job. Who's uncool now? Read more...