Write a kick ass self-assessment for your annual performance review, and why it’s important

We are getting closer to the end of the year, and its that time again to start the annual performance review process at my company, and yours too. Think about the whole annual appraisal, or performance measurement, process for a moment. At my company at least, there are a few steps to the process—you write a […]

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Using Scrum as a framework to have better one-on-one meetings with your manager or mentor

One-on-one (1:1) meetings—do you set them up each month, or does your manager? Do you look forward to having a good development conversation with your manager or mentor, or are you trying to find something to say for the next 30 minutes? Think of your regular one-on-one meeting with your manager or your mentor as a […]

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