Growing isn't as simple as learning new skills. It frequently means moving into areas of discomfort. This is a set of anecdotes from my move to GM.
Our performance ratings influence our ability to get raises, promotions, and our long term career success. They're not a simple meritocracy, but are a coarse-grained way of estimating our value to our company. Here's a bit on making certain you get a rating you deserve.
A Guest Post on the State of the Tech Market in 2023 by Gergely Orosz, author of The Pragmatic Engineer.
Job hunting isn't just about interviewing well. Getting that initial interview often takes luck, or some very specific skills.
We've all had missed opportunities. What have you learned from yours?
Technical or functional skills only partially explain why some employees are more successful than others. There are other aspects of leadership which can impact long term success.