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How Good Developers Become Good Engineering Managers

Being a good engineering manager means that, to some degree, you have a natural affinity for the work involved. But simply having the skills doesn’t mean you’ll enjoy being an engineering manager. And if you’re a good developer, you likely already have some of those innate skills and attributes.

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Former Blue Origin rocket engine manager alleges wrongful termination for whistleblowing on safety


The former program manager of Blue Origin’s BE-4 rocket engines has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging whistleblower retaliation after he spoke up about safety issues. It includes a detailed narrative about program manager Craig Stoker’s efforts over seven months to […] © 2023 TechCrunch.


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Article: How to Build and Foster High-performing Software Teams: Experiences from Engineering Managers

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Engineering managers can enable software teams to learn and improve, and help them move problems and impediments out of the way. In this virtual panel, we'll discuss how engineering managers support teams, what skills they possess, and how they establish alignment and foster knowledge and experience sharing between teams.

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Article: Advice for Engineering Managers: Enabling Developers To Become (More) Creative

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As an engineering manager, it is your responsibility to help facilitate creative thinking skills among the development team, but that's easier said than done. This article provides advice on how can you help amplify the creative thinking skills of your software development colleagues.

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Skyscanner's Journey to a "Continuous Improvement" Team Culture

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They shared what originally took them down this path, including the signs that change was needed and the impact it has had.

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How Engineering Managers Can Help Recruiters Improve Developer Hiring

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The engineering manager vs. recruiter saga is an age-old story. One of the main reasons this happens is because both recruiters and engineering managers approach the same problem from different perspectives. Hiring managers should take their time with the JD. Yet, they remain at loggerheads.

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Two Key Focuses (And a Checklist) For New Engineering Managers

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There is very little formal guidance for new engineering managers. When I first moved from an individual contributor (IC) to an engineering manager (EM), I found myself struggling to find training resources. I want to change that - and I hope this article will serve as a small start in that direction.