…om your heart, but you’ll be missing an opportunity to help inform the management of a better path. Successful teams are built from cognitive diversity, and no one will have as much context into all the details of your work as you do. Only through bringing together different ideas and viewpoints can there be room for the strongest ideas to emerge.
I, like a lot of other women, am very passive when it comes to asking for raises or promotions. Having an outline of expectations for each level of developer helps with this. Now I have a guideline and I know exactly what I need to do to meet those expectations. It also helps reduce the opportunity for discrimination. Everyone knows what is expected for each level, and for each salary. You either meet the requirements, or you keep working at things until you do.