Finding Out if It is a Security Job or a Compliance Project Manager Position |

A viewer forwarded a suggestion to me that I wanted to share with you.

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I'm the head coach for and . I love it when you as a viewer, you as a coachee, you as a a listener to my podcast drop me a note with a suggestion for others. I try to cover a lot andI have covered a lot.
But this one comes from someone I coached who, I believe, is the listener to my podcast and also watched my video. So, I shout out the Larry. I don't want to mention his name so the recruiters don't start bombarding him. It's his choice about that but Larry, you know who you are. So here it is.
He's a security person and got fooled into a compliance job and, thus, as being someone who's a little gun-shy, he's been looking for a way to figure out whether or not a hiring company is looking for a security expert or a project manager for a compliance role. And he comments that didn't really think we had covered that during our coaching relationship, but he came up with a question that he invited me to share with others. I'll just simply said I think it's a nice and simple question that goes a long way toward ironing out these kind of situations. So, we here it is Ready?
In your personal opinion,If you were required to select someone with either security skills or project management skills, which one would you choose?
Very simple question. If you were required to select someone with either security skills or project management skills, which skill would you prefer?
Obviously, they're going to tell you what their real preference is at that point. Thus, he says, from his vantage point ,it was hard previously to determine if a company needed a security or project management for compliance person. Both are valuable, but he was kind of fooled at his most recent position () Sorry, I hitthe microphone () fooled into a job at his most recent position which is more project management than security . . . And that's really where his expertise is -- security.
So, he said this question worked with a company he interviewed with that advertised for security skills that really needed a project manager. He declined, after the answer to this question and other firms that he isasking the question of he's able to quickly discern whether or not they really want to hire a p.m with compliance background or a real security person.
So I hope you find this helpful. Again, thank you Larry. And if you have a suggestion, that would be helpful to others, connect with me on LinkedIn at and, once we're connected, send the the suggestion to me. t'd be very helpful for me; it would be very helpful for others.
Also want to mention that if you're interested one-on-one coaching and that could be career coaching, job search coaching, leadership coaching, in other words,you're having a struggle in your profession, you are having astruggle in your job search, you are having to struggle now that you're in the new role and want to at a better level ,connect with me on LinkedIn again.
That's Mention that you saw this video. And then once we're connected, send me a message through Linkedin and will schedule a time to speak and willfigure out whether or not our working together makes sense.
Hope you have a great day. Take care.


Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1200 episodes, “Job Search Radio,” “and his newest

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