As a manager, how would you handle the various challenges during hiring, coaching, growing, culture-building, promotion, firing, politics, and else?
If you are preparing for a manager interview or aspiring to be a manager, either engineering manager or non-tech manager, you’ll likely be asked about these behavioral questions.
If you are already a manager wanting to grow or facing these challenges, you’ll need to know what are the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
If you are either an individual contributor (or IC) or a manager that wants to better work with your own manager, you’ll need to better understand where they’re from and their methodologies.
Solving these behavioral challenges is very important during the manager interview and career. In today’s world of remote hiring and cultural conflicts, behavioral challenges are more critical but more difficult for any company during manager hiring as well as manager career development.
The manager’s job and career are very different from that of an IC. Your technical domain skills that once enabled you to excel as an IC is now less valuable at the manager level. You can ace all the technical challenges but still fail the manager interview or career. You don’t want to use free-form ad-hoc actions to respond to those challenges. You need a structured system and methodology to guide you to navigate through them.
This course enables you to use the minimal time to prepare for manager interview questions or career challenges, in a structured and systematic way. Based on my 15+ years of experience in top software companies/institutes, 10 years in technical management, I have accumulated the methodologies to nail these managerial challenges. I have used these techniques to coach professionals to pass engineering manager interviews or grow manager career, at top software companies such as “FAANG” or startups. I selected a set of most common challenges in the form of “How would you…” questions, so you can use this course as a dictionary to look up for the solution to a specific question. For each question, you’ll learn why it is important, what is a systematic approach, what are the common pitfalls, and so on.
Hop you use this course to achieve a high ROI in advancing your manager career!