Johanna Rothman

Biography

Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” helps organizational leaders see problems and risks in their product development. She helps them identify problems, seize opportunities, and remove impediments.

Johanna was the Agile 2009 conference chair. She is the current AgileJournal.com technical editor. Johanna is the author of these books:
- Manage Your Job Search
- Hiring Geeks That Fit
- Manage Your Project Portfolio: Increase Your Capacity and Finish More Projects
- The 2008 Jolt Productivity award-winning Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management
- Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
- Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds: The Secrets and Science of Hiring Technical People

She is working on a book about agile program management. She writes columns for Stickyminds.com and projectmanagement.com. She writes the Pragmatic Manager email newsletter, two blogs on her web site, jrothman.com, as well as a blog on createadaptablelife.com.

Where to find Johanna Rothman online


Books

Manage Your Job Search
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
Not sure where to start with your job search? Treat it like the project it is. Full of tips, stories, and humor, Johanna Rothman will help you apply pragmatic project management techniques to your job search so that you take control and find fulfilling work.
Hiring Geeks That Fit
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 97,510. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Hiring anyone to fit your team should be easy. But it’s not. How do you separate the talkers from the do-ers and not take forever? Learn how to hire, from soup to nuts. Learn how to exploit your uniqueness and culture in hiring. Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” provides frank advice to your tough problems.

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