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Engineering Leader’s blog

Learn from some of the most accomplished engineering leaders. This blog brings you key insights from fellow engineering managers and tech leaders to level-up your management skills and to take your developer team to the next level.

From Junior to Senior Developer: Speed Up Career Progression for Your Team

by Gábor Zöld / September 16, 2020

Level-up Engineering Podcast #27

Software engineers, like any other person can get stuck. Their personal development slows down, their career may not move in the direction they want to go to.

Great engineering managers and leaders can do a lot to stop that from happening, facilitate growth for their developers and advancement from junior engineer to the senior level and beyond that. Get the know-how from Farhan Thawar, VP of Engineering, Shopify!

Feedback Culture at Its Best: A Sneak Peek Inside GitHub

by Gábor Zöld / September 2, 2020

Level-up Engineering Podcast #26

GitHub versus Facebook feedback culture comparison with a breakdown of their key elements and cultural differences. Learn the secrets of a healthy feedback culture both on an organizational and personal level from Ryan Nystrom, Director of Engineering at GitHub.

The Ultimate One-on-One Meeting Guide: Beat the Awkwardness

by Gábor Zöld / August 19, 2020

Level-up Engineering Podcast #25

Avoid the rookie mistakes engineering managers and engineering leaders make at running one-on-one meetings. James Stanier, SVP of Engineering at Brandwatch, and author of "Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager" will teach you how to handle one on ones with both introverts, and people who complain all the time, along with many more tips and tricks.

Why You Need an Engineering Brand and How to Build It

by Gábor Zöld / June 24, 2020

Level-up Engineering Podcast #21

Do you want access to the best talent out there in the tech world? Obviously. This is why you need to build your engineering employer brand. You aren't Google or Netflix, you may not even become them, but you can make yourself visible in the right way to the right people, and you can get them into your organization. Learn pro tips from Sarah Wells, Technical Director at Financial Times!

Time Management Masterclass for Engineering Managers

by Gábor Zöld / June 10, 2020

Level-up Engineering Podcast #20

Learn the top time management and productivity tips, tricks, hacks and practices engineering managers use to get on top of their endless mountain of work. Profit from the hard earned experience of Matt Martin, CEO of Clockwise to become the best manager you can be!