Whether you’re just starting out in Engineering Management or looking to brush up on your skills, you’ll discover a wealth of information in this collection of interviews with over 100 real-life engineering professionals. I asked them a lot of the same questions so you may compare and contrast their responses and learn about different approaches. I like to spotlight women and underrepresented minorities in tech in particular.
In this episode, I speak with Flo Monier, an Airbnb Leadership Recruiter, on how to get and pass the Engineer Leadership Interview. We go over how to get an interview, preparation, common reasons people don’t get hired, and negotiating an offer.
I recently gave an interview to https://www.tryexponent.com/ on how to respond as an engineering manager to the question of prioritization as part of their engineering manager interview prep course, which you can learn more about here. The video discusses how to make various tradeoffs in…
Shruti Venkatesh is a Senior Engineering Manager at VTS. We discuss the ideal team member, how reading fiction can help you become a better leader, four coaching questions she asks her directs twice a year, what it takes to be a great engineering leader, and more in this interview.
In this interview with Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range and former leadership coach, we discuss the transition to a hybrid workforce, topgrading interviews, the importance of sleep, what it takes to be a great engineering leader, and more!
In this interview with Aviv Ben-Yosef, Tech Exec Consultant & Author, we discuss what it takes to be a great tech executive and the differences between managers and executives.
In this interview with Jeremy Henrickson, VP Product and Engineering @ Rippling, we discuss hiring at startups, the importance of making decisions quickly while still considering that I might be wrong, and what it takes to be a great engineering leader.
In this interview with Yannis Pavlidis, Senior Director of Data Science at Walmart eCommerce, we discuss what it takes to be a great engineering leader, differences between engineering and data science, psychological safety, and hiring and conducting interviews during the pandemic.
How to communicate and motivate engineers with Charles Weindorf, Senior Vice President Of Technology at Avertra Corp. We discuss his new book on communication, tips to be a great new engineering leader, and several lessons from the US Navy.
In this interview with Rama Kulasekaran, Sr. Director of Engineering at Optum (UnitedHealth Group), we discuss what it takes to be a great engineering leader, psychological safety, the importance of networking, three book recommendations, and mentorship.
In this interview, we cover best practices, common mistakes, share resources, and the engineering metrics to track for product engineering and DevOps teams to help you as an engineering leader!