Reverse engineer your Manager

Nemo Oudeis

Principal Application Architect and Open Source Advocate


Do you enjoy company evaluation time?

Your code reads like poetry, your unit tests are behavior driven executable specifications, the animations you implemented are the best that has ever happened to you app since sliced bread.
However when evaluation time rolls around there's always something to keep you from your goals: joining that cool project, getting that raise, becoming tech lead/product manager/engineering manager etc.
How come your manager doesn't understand....?

We focus a lot on hard tech we often forget to plan our professional and career development. Getting better at Android is simply not enough to reach your goals.
In this session we will dive how you get the recognition you deserve by utilizing your manager.

* What do you want?
* Reverse engineering your manager
** What does your manager want?
** What does your business want?
** What does your HR want?
** How to make it easy for your manager?
* Manage your manager
** Set expectations with your manager
** Tell your manager what to do
** Ask your manager for help
** Set goals for your manager

Key takeaways:
After this session you will
* have an actionable plan for the next 6-12 months on how to utilize your manager to maximize your career progress.
* understand how you manager thinks

Nemo is passionate about testing, software design and open source development. Currently he is a Principal Application Architect and Open Source Advocate at Rakuten.



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