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It can be confusing when most companies don’t make it clear how software developers can get promoted for more senior roles.

If you’re a junior developer and trying to figure out, what exactly do I need to do? – it may not be cut and dry.

Rather in this episode, I share some soft skills I’ve found in working with over 30 software development teams that I see those who get promoted exhibit.

If you want to be considered for a senior software engineer role, or perhaps a higher level role such as a team lead, development manager, director, or even CTO – these skills are incredibly valuable.

They will make you stand out from other candidates and naturally be seen as a more mature option for a technical leader.

Skip To Points In The Video

  1. Help Others Succeed (1:30)
  2. Admit What You Don’t Know (3:12)
  3. Take On More Responsibility (4:51)
  4. Deliver On Your Promises (6:20)
  5. Focus On Business Value (7:53)
  6. Improve Communication Skills (9:38)
  7. Take Responsibility For Your Actions (11:11)