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Understand the development and execution needs of a senior IC and how to support them in their role

New York Meetup Meetup
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Join us at the next New York Meetup - November 30, 2023

Connect with other engineers, share ideas and gain insights from some of the best in the industry at this free-to-attend meetup in New York hosted by Code Climate.

Navigating the intricacies of managing senior individual contributors requires a finely tuned approach. Senior level ICs and their technical acumen, can often find themselves reporting to engineers that are their junior. This dynamic can potentially give rise to challenges, particularly when these ICs are seeking a certain level of guidance within their roles, an understanding of the business landscape, and opportunities for career growth.

In this panel discussion, our panel of both IC managers and senior ICs will delve into the art of cultivating strong relationships between managers and technical direct reports. We'll uncover the strategies employed by successful managers who have bridged the experience gap to provide valuable support to their reports, and how they have harnessed their leadership skills to empower their ICs and fuel their growth within the organization. Discover strategies for building strong manager-IC relationships and proactive approaches for ICs to shape their careers.

Key takeaways

  • Learn how to provide career growth opportunities of ICs
  • Learn what might be missing on either side of your managerial/direct report relationship
  • Understand the development and execution needs of an IC and how to support them in their role
  • Learn how to become more proactive with your manager to be an effective IC
Learning to focus on the impactful tasks, instead of every ask!
Learning to focus on the impactful tasks, instead of every ask!
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