As managers, we are under a great deal of pressure to use our manager skills to find ways to get the most out of our teams. We can try a lot of different techniques; however, all too often we get the same results – nothing changes. The good news for us is that it turns … Read more What Is A Manager’s Secret To Being Emotionally Intelligent?
Welcome to the 21st Century. For some reason everyone seems to be talking about artificial intelligence as of late. What’s the big deal? This stuff used to only exist in science fiction movies and now it sure seems like it is in the process of taking over the world. Managers are going to be affected … Read more Managers Need To Know: Just Exactly What Is Artificial Intelligence?
As an IT manager, your goal is to be able to use your IT manager skills to lead a team of professionals in such a way that the team is able to successfully accomplish tasks for the company. Every day when you come to work, your goal is to find ways to employ your IT … Read more How Can You Become An IT Manager That People Like?
As IT managers we often find ourselves in demand by other companies. If we decide to test the waters and go out on a job interview, we’d like to have the company that we’re talking with make us an offer. In order to cause that to happen, we need to do a good job during … Read more Three Great Questions To Ask When Looking For Your Next IT Manager Job
IT managers are always searching for the “silver bullet” of IT manager skills that will transform them from average managers into super managers. You know, the ones that their IT team adores and would follow across burning coals if that’s what they asked them to do. It turns out that you already have what it … Read more The 2 Secrets Weapons That Every IT Manager Has
Being an IT manager is a hard job. Starting a new role as an IT manager is even tougher. One of the questions that I get asked all of the time is “what should I do right off the bat?” — what IT manager skills do I need to have? It’s a good question, and … Read more How To Start To Be An IT Manager
The person who has the IT manager job (you) has a huge responsibility – you need to make sure that the right people are attracted to your IT team and that you hire the best of the best. The only problem with this responsibility is that far too few of us have ever received any … Read more 4 Ways For IT Managers To Do A Better Job Of Interviewing
Those pesky job interviews – management always seems to put them on your to-do list just when you have a million other things to do. Yes, they are important, I mean after all who you hire will shape your IT team for years to come. However, when you are pressed for time, what’s the best … Read more How An IT Manager Should Prepare To Conduct An Interview