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How to Manage Up & How to Write an Engineering Manager Resume

Published over 1 year ago • 1 min read

Hi friends,

I have some fantastic how-to information to share this week.

Managing Up: How To Work With Your Boss | Influence | Assertive Communication

What are some of the biggest challenges that people encounter in managing up? How should people speak to their manager? How to use influence. What is assertive communication? And how to ask for what you want. Plus important advice for those raised not to disagree with authority. My conversations with leadership and executive coach Divya Ramachandran will leave you with resources to develop the skill of managing up.

Watch on YouTube or read the transcript and article.

How to Write an Engineering Manager Resume or CV

Having trouble writing or improving your resume or CV for an engineering manager job opening? Try this brief guide with useful suggestions and the things not to forget to do!

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

Read the guide here on LinkedIn.

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