Tag: Career

How do you really spot a good manager?

I recently read a great article on what makes for a good manager. I found myself in complete agreement and probably can’t do better myself, so I’ll let you read it directly: Eight traits of good hiring¬†managers The biggest thing I can emphasize are three of his points regarding how to make sure you are […]

Do you need to be an engineer to be a technology PM?

Of course not! But you do have to grok technological issues. Many non PM hiring managers get wrapped up in this one. Particularly challenged is the engineer wo has evolved to a management role and who is tasked with hiring his/her first product manager. But it applies to many others as well. To some extent, […]