From Technical IC to Manager: A Guide to Successful Promotion on Tech Teams
Tech workers cite a great manager as one of the top five elements to a positive work environment. But in a highly competitive market for hiring tech talent, recruiting strong leaders who can unlock their teams’ innovation and engagement is no simple feat. Organizations must look for talented leaders from within the workforce and invest in developing individual contributors into effective leaders. Individual contributors need to be supported as they move into management, as this means adopting a new mindset and perspectives on productivity and success, as well as acquiring additional skill sets for motivating others.
Whether you’re a new leader of a technical team or running a program developing future tech leaders, this guide is for you. With practical advice from Udemy Business instructors, you’ll learn what it takes to become a successful emerging leader in the tech space, including:
- The importance of analyzing your career goals and motivation before becoming a manager
- The top challenges that technical managers face and how to overcome them
- How to reset performance expectations for your team and improve productivity
- How to motivate and engage your team to achieve better results