When you get hired by a company as a developer, if you stick around long enough, you will undoubtedly end up with the opportunity to take on a leadership role. That leadership role may (or may not) come with an increase in pay, and will definitely come with more responsibility. When getting promoted from development to management, your day-to-day role will end up looking very different than what it did before. Don’t let your expectations get in the way of your ambition, and don’t torpedo your career with a move that will make you unhappy! Twice in my career, I’ve worked for companies where I started as a developer and ended up in a management position. I’d like to share with you some information that could come in handy when that opportunity lands in your lap. Do you even code, bro? You are a developer. You love writing code. When you aren’t writing code, you’re thinking about writing code. Because Code is Poetry, amiright? Then it happens. You moved up to team lead a few months back, and your day started filling up with meetings, reports, code review, and more meetings. You wake up one morning and realize that you haven’t written a line of
Share This

We are using cookies on our website

Please confirm, if you accept our tracking cookies. You can also decline the tracking, so you can continue to visit our website without any data sent to third party services.