Welcome to Managers Club where you will find interviews with top engineering leaders and managers from all over the world sharing their insights plus curated management resources to help and inspire you.
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!
At a recent 1:1 career conversation, someone asked me if I had recommendations on career-related books for engineers. Here are some that I found from new books to timeless classics. Let me know if there are some good ones that I missed.
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.
Presented at the IEEE Rising Stars Conference in Jan 2021. Topics covered: how to think about this, one-on-one meetings, how to ask for feedback, how to manage up, manage out, how to manage yourself, bonus tips, and Q&A.