Talk on Time Management for Engineering Managers at the Developer First Conference on June 12, 2020. Slides and video. Topics included: Why Time Management is Hard for Engineering Managers, Tips, Resources and Q&A
Resources for Engineering Managers and Leaders
Typical Interview Questions for Engineering Managers. After looping through endless interviews for engineering manager roles, Vidal Graupera overviewed the gamut of questions he’d faced in this article https://www.managersclub.com/popular-interview-questions-for-engineering-managers/
In this interactive workshop, Vidal will share the questions – and his own real life experience answering them – and interviewing for engineering manager roles.
I created a LinkedIn group today to facilitate connections for readers and listeners of the Managers Club website and podcast.
Interviewing can be challenging, time-consuming, stressful, frustrating, and full of disappointments. My goal is to help make things easier for you so you can get the engineering leadership job you want.
The Software Engineering Manager Interview Guide is a comprehensive, no-nonsense book about landing an engineering leadership role at a top-tier tech company. You will learn how to master the different kinds of engineering management interview questions.
About 50% of the companies I interviewed for a software engineering manager position required a coding interview on a whiteboard or computer. Here is a list of the most up-to-date resources for preparing for the coding interview.
There are popular books such as Cracking the Coding Interview and sites like the following where you can practice:
Abstract: Time management is a constant challenge for all Engineering Managers. And as an Engineering Manager everybody wants a piece of you, right? This can be especially overwhelming for new managers. I will share tips, tactics, and strategies to get things done based on over 80 interviews of engineering managers at https://managersclub.com, and my personal experience. Topics include planning your day, time boxing, emails, calendar management, to-do lists, and effective meetings.
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Got more tips or resources on time management?
Engineering leadership can be a lonely place. You don’t have to face the challenges alone. Connect with other leaders facing similar challenges to exchange different perspectives and advice in a confidential setting.
The Managers Club Mastermind Group is a new, exclusive, 3-month peer group that meets online for problem-solving, motivation, and knowledge-sharing. A small group of no more than 8 carefully chosen contemporaries will work personally with me (Vidal) to develop engineering leadership excellence — and empower each other.
As a service to readers, I have added a section for engineering leadership jobs.
It’s free to list jobs.
I am a nerd about productivity tools and hacks. Here is a list of all of the tools, apps and other stuff that I have used or been recommended in the last few years.
I’ve spent a lot of time shopping, trying out things, and returning what didn’t work so I hope this helps you. Enjoy!