Starting at a new place tomorrow, and by extension, essentially saying goodbye to my brief tech mgt career.
Tech leadership and tech mgt are far apart, and from what I have experienced, companies rarely take effort to present techies with career growth that doesn't involve people management.
I'll gladly provide tech mentoring to a team, but I honestly do not have any mgt skills whatsoever.
Do not expect me to go after people for timesheets.
I feel like I'm in a similar situation, and I'm not really sure how I got there. Most of the time I'm not unhappy with it, but I sure hope I'm not an impersonated Peter principle yet..
Good luck in your new role!
@gierdo Thanks! I really felt unhappy in a manager's shoes. And being that 100% of the work hours was really stressful to me. That's why I decided to move.
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