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Keys to a Successful Engineering Career LESSON 13: How Effective Leaders Give Performance Feedback

In this video we coach leaders and managers on how to give constructive feedback to people. It is important to realize that most people can only handle one “problem” at a time. Start by telling the person what they are doing right, then tell them  the one most important thing they need to work to improve. Don’t tell them everything they need to fix, just the worst problem, and then work with them through one problem at a time, over time.

Successful Engineering Career ADVICE: Is it Better to Work for a Big Company or Small Company

In this lesson we look at pros and cons of working for large verses small companies. The question of whether it is better to work for a small or big company is a complicated one, and depends a lot on your personal preferences, and your tolerance for risk. This video goes through the things you should think about in making this important decision.