No Industry will be spared from the war for project management talent.
Savvy talent management and retention strategies are essential to ward off poaching. Although economic recovery has been uneven worldwide, project and program managers (pms) with the greatest mobility and experience will have the best opportunities for career growth through overseas assignments. In particular, India and China will continue to be plagued by a dearth of competent and experienced PMs to manage large and complex infrastructure and IT projects. As mega-projects at the King Abdullah Economic City north of Jeddah and King Abdullah Financial District on the outskirts of Riyadh kick into high gear, more opportunities for work in the Middle East will become a reality.
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This was first published in June 2011