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project management

In business, the process of organizing, planning, and executing a particular project. You can take all the training seminars you want, but at the end of the day, project management is the art of getting things done with whatever resources you have.
See also: management, project

between jobs

euphemism Unemployed. A: "I'm just between jobs right now." B: "OK, you've been out of work for six months. It's time to start looking for a new job." Just tell the recruiter that you're between jobs. She doesn't need to know that you got fired!
See also: job

between projects

euphemism Unemployed. A: "I'm just between projects right now." B: "OK, you've been out of work for six months. It's time to start looking for a new job." Just tell the recruiter that you're between projects. She doesn't need to know that you got fired!
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between jobs

 and between projects
Euph. unemployed. Interviewer: Tell me about your current position. Job candidate: I'm between jobs right now. When Jill was between projects, she took a computer class at the community college.
See also: job

project into something

to extend into something. The end of the grand piano projected into the next room, but she had to have a grand, nonetheless. The front of the car projected into the flower bed when it was parked, but that was all right.
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project something onto someone

to imagine that someone else experiences one's feelings, especially one's guilt or anger. Since you project your anger onto your best friends, you imagine you have gathered a number of angry people around you. You should not project your feelings onto other people.
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project something on (to) someone or something

 and project something upon someone or something
to show a picture, such as from a film, transparency, etc., onto something, such as a screen, wall, etc., or even onto a person. Henry projected the pictures onto the screen as he discussed each one. The teacher had to project the slides upon the wall.
See also: on, project
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The combination of a multi-faceted staff in excess of 20 professionals and principal involvement in every project makes for a successful formula.
There's no question that a corporate relocation or redevelopment project benefits from the input of a professional project manager," says Raymond Quartararo, president of the firm.
By effectively managing competition among suppliers -- and suppliers, in turn, doing the same with ECAs -- companies have been highly successful in pushing out the terms of the financing for some projects to as long as 20 years with several years of grace.
This is the ideal budget that you need to do everything required in the project and some desired but not required things, and it includes some funding for the unexpected.
Students in an upper-level life cycle nutrition course at North Carolina State University were given the choice of completing a SL project or writing a term paper.
When estimating projects out-of-town (more than six hours of travel time) and staffing the project with the organization's equipment and personnel, evaluate using sub-contractors for certain portions of the work vs.
Nonunion or open-shop contractors can bid, and have won bids, on projects constructed with PLAs.
Pilot research projects are intended to provide Construction Center investigators an opportunity to obtain the preliminary data needed for the submission of a NIOSH/CDC, NIH, EPA, or other peer-reviewed project grant application (R01 type).
Additional trends, such as the following, are having a more positive effect on today's engineering projects, Sorenson noted:
However, the right time is not only when there are too many projects to manage, but more importantly, when business improvement mandates a consistent guide to project completion.
The following are some "Monday morning quarterback" reflections on the importance of a secure, accessible project file, the obstacles to achieving it, and how to overcome them.
One survey instrument, Project Profile, was developed for project director responses and another survey, Project Staff Profile, was developed for support staff responses to identify what type of training and technical assistance would be needed to implement the project objectives of the American Indian VR Projects.
The projects announced today combined with the projects announced in December represent a total value to GE of approximately $2 billion.
Cadets work on their design projects early in their senior year under the supervision of advisors from both D/EE&CS and D/C&ME and present the results in an institution-wide Projects Day.