Building trust by asking for feedback

I've lost trust in my manager before. It sucks! At the root of this broken relationship was a certainty that if I told him about the problems I was having with him, I'd suffer for it. So I held it in, our relationship spiraled, and we both missed out.…

Sponsor your team members

Sponsorship is the act of creating an opportunity for another to progress in their career. When you sponsor someone, you put your reputation on the line by advocating for a specific individual, scenario, and outcome to combine and materialize. This can (and should!) feel like you're taking a risk.…

Resume advice for engineers

Sprucing up your resume? As a people manager and before that, a technical lead, I've gone through piles of resumes and developed my own resume-screening process. Here's my approach, broken down into how I believe it translates into successful hires and how you can use it to improve your job-hunt.…