What makes a successful engineering manager? Success usually depends on how managers lead their people, product, and technology.
In this article, we examine what it takes to get started and progress in the engineering manager role.
Software development is a complex process and evaluating the performance of software engineers can be too. It is important that you find the right balance between that complexity and practicality in software engineer performance reviews.
In this article, Toptal Engineering Blog Editor Nermin Hajdarbegovic outlines the difference between commonly used performance review models and discusses how they should be employed.
One tool that managers can consider adding to their management skill set is a practice called Radical Candor. Radical Candor is the ability to care emotionally about the engineer as an individual and valued contributor, while also expressing honesty concerning their efforts and results achieved by those efforts.