We partnered with Code Institute to host our SODA Social webinar, ‘The Journey: Transforming Software Engineers into Leaders.’
In summary, the panel emphasised the importance of soft skills including listening, supporting and connecting with colleagues, avoiding fixed positions and learning from feedback.
Key insights included:
1. Soft skills are critical when becoming a leader
2. You don’t have to manage people to lead
3. Set out responsibilities and expectations for your team to progress
4. Be proactive to progress
5. You have an infinity of possibilities
You can also find out more about Code Institute, as well as our key audience findings, and tips and career advice from engineering manager Dierdre O'Driscoll.