Manager vs Individual Contributor - Deciding Which Path Is Right For You

Glenn Carroll
Glenn Carroll
Manager vs Individual Contributor - Deciding Which Path Is Right For You

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As a woman in technology I have watched my fellow women be pressured to take on management roles - which can be difficult to decline if you don’t have an alternative plan. However, managing people comes with a completely different skills set than the individual contributor role many of us...

As a woman in technology I have watched my fellow women be pressured to take on management roles - which can be difficult to decline if you don’t have an alternative plan. However, managing people comes with a completely different skills set than the individual contributor role many of us start our careers with. I hope this talk gives you an opportunity to evaluate if management or individual contributor is a better career path for you and next steps to get there.

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Glenn Carroll
Glenn Carroll

Glenn is a Manager of Agile Project Management at WW (formerly Weight Watchers). At WW our purpose is to inspire healthy habits for real life, for people, families, community, the world - for everyone. Glenn’s career in technical project management has spanned small start-ups to large public companies, but she has brought the same fundamentals to every role. Coach towards agility. Take ownership of problems. Give individuals agency. And always lead by serving.

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