Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

Ken Kranseler

Over the past several decades, I’ve interviewed hundreds and hired dozens of Product Managers at companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and burgeoning startups Congratulations! You’re on the verge of one of the most exciting and fastest-growing careers today.

Why Product Managers Are So Important

Product Management Unpacked

“Crossing the Chasm” author on how user-experience design has driven product management from product-focused development to fostering customer engagement. The post Why Product Managers Are So Important first appeared on Product Management Unpacked.

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12 Best Practices For Managing The End To End Customer Experience

Product Management Today Submitted Articles

Learn the best practices for managing end-to-end customer experience and improving customer retention and loyalty

Women in Product Management: Gaining Recognition – You Asked, We Answered.

280 Group

This month, we presented a webinar from our Product Management Leadership series – No Bragging Required: How Women in PM Can Get the Recognition They Deserve. In a few situations, I have had managers who did not want me to connect with people on other teams. Product Management

It's Alive! Bringing Your Product Roadmap Back From the Dead

Speaker: Lisa Mo Wagner, Product Management Coach, Writer, Speaker and WomenTech Ambassador

In this webinar, Lisa Wagner, Product Management Coach, will teach you how to create an effective outcome and data-driven roadmap that allows you to implement customer feedback in a timely manner.

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

Product Management Unpacked

A lot to manage for these servant-leaders, for sure. The post A Day in the Life of a Product Manager first appeared on Product Management Unpacked. Product Management Career a day in the life of a product manager product management career

Who is more customer-centric: B2C product managers or B2B product managers?

Product Management Unpacked

finds interesting differences between how B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) product managers approach product management, especially as it relates to customer research. Instead, B2C product managers rely much more on the product use session recordings.

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Product Executive in Residence, Brian Nejmeh Discusses Product Management at CMU

Product Management Unpacked

Why Choose Carnegie Mellon for Product Management? It is the first and only university in the United States to offer a Master of Science program in Product Management that draws from curricula of two leading schools. Why the MS in Product Management degree?

Product Manager Salary Data for 2022

280 Group

This article details general Product Manager salary data based on salary information reported by Salary.com in January 2022. . Status of the Job 2022: Product Manager . What Is a Product Manager? . In short, Project Manager is a big job that merits equitable compensation. .

Proficientz Launches Product Management University for B2B

Product Management University

announced today the launch of Product Management University for B2B with three dedicated schools: The School of Product Management The School of Product Marketing The School of Product Demos. About Proficientz & Product Management University.

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Feedback Management: A PM's Key for Continuous and Impactful Product Growth

Speaker: Hannah Chaplin - Product Marketing Principal at Pendo & Steve Cheshire - Product Manager at Pendo

Join Hannah Chaplin and Steve Cheshire as they discuss how you can utilize customer feedback to help your business stay competitive in an increasingly challenging global market.

OKRs in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Goals in Product Management. As I explain in my book How to Lead in Product Management , setting the right goals is crucial to align stakeholders and development teams and to achieve product success. In order to answer this question, let’s look at a set of product management goals.

How a Software Engineering Career Started the Journey to Fintech Product Management

Product Management Unpacked

Here’s what strategic partner PayPal did to bring scaled product management to life for this startup-oriented software engineer. He expected to get what he needed from Carnegie Mellon University’s Master of Science in Product Management (MSPM) program.

How AI is influencing product management jobs

Product Management Unpacked

According to the report, “abstract roles — typically in management, technology or finance — tend to require more formal education and skills such as creativity, persuasion, intuition and problem solving.”. However, AI is not only evolving the role of a product manager.

Solving the right problem — The importance of design thinking in product management.

Product Management Unpacked

“The manager who comes up with the right solution to the wrong problem is more dangerous than the manager who comes up with the wrong solution to the right problem” – Peter Drucker. Maybe the Product Manager was under budgetary or time constraints.

Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

Turn your data into a competitive advantage. This playbook contains: Exclusive stats, research & insights on how the pandemic affected businesses. A comprehensive “Request For Proposal” (RFP) checklist and an interactive quiz to test your data knowledge.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Sneha Narahalli, Vice President, Head of Product at Sephora

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Sneha Narahalli , Vice President, Head of Product at Sephora. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. How did you get into Product Management? .

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Xochitl Javier, Director, Product Management & Strategic Marketing at Thermo Fisher Scientific

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Xo chitl Javier , Director, Product Management & Strategic Marketing at Thermo Fisher Scientific. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.

HOW A CAPSTONE PROJECT LED TO A ROBUST FUTURE IN PRODUCT MANAGEMENT.

Product Management Unpacked

I realized that I wanted to expand my focus into product management.”. He began this new career path by moving from India to Pittsburgh and joining Carnegie Mellon University’s intensive, one-year MS in Product Management program. “I first appeared on Product Management Unpacked.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Xochitl Javier, Director, Product Management & Strategic Marketing at Thermo Fisher Scientific

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Xo chitl Javier , Director, Product Management & Strategic Marketing at Thermo Fisher Scientific. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.

Power of the Platform: A PM's Path to a Winning Product Experience

Speaker: Marcus Andrews - Director of Product Marketing & Keren Wexler - Sr. Director of Product

In this webinar, Marcus Andrews and Keren Wexler will explain common challenges faced by product teams, how to use analytics to create better product launches, platform adoption, and how to add feedback into your workflows!

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Michelle Lance, Head of Product Management, Western Alliance Bank.

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Michelle Lance: Head of Product Management, Western Alliance Bank. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. Women in Product Management

Why women make great product managers

Product Management Unpacked

All six of the examples he uses are women in product management. The skills that make women succeed in product management: Emotional Intelligence. Studies show that women professionals in various fields excel when it comes to a handful of skills that make a great product manager. Irina Farooq was an engineer until her inquisitive nature drove a career shift to Product Management. “I While the numbers are changing, product management remains a male dominated field.

B2B: Three Twists on Traditional Product Management

Product Management University

The dialogue in the product management profession starts and ends largely with “build amazing products customers love.”. Business requirements are a ubiquitous term in product management. The School of Product Management. Product Management

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Managing product managers for success by Tolulope Ayeni

Mind the Product

In this #mtpcon London session, Tolulope Ayeni, Lead Product Manager at Rexel, shares some practical and actionable tips on managing product managers. [.] Read more » The post Managing product managers for success by Tolulope Ayeni appeared first on Mind the Product.

The 5 Product Discovery Secrets Every PM Should Know

Speaker: Jim Morris, Founder, Product Discovery Group

During this presentation, attendees will hear case studies, examples, and product discovery best practices gleaned from Jim Morris, Founder of The Product Discovery Group.

Project Management vs. Product Management

BrainStation Product Management

While Project and Product Managers often work hand-in-hand, there are a few more differences between these roles than just two letters. Learn product management skills to boost your career – from home! Project Management vs. Product Management: An Overview.

Launch Your Product Management Career

Product Management Unpacked

Landing a job in product management requires specialized learning, real-world experience and one year of your time. The role of product manager is one of the top 10 hardest-to-fill jobs in the entire information technology sector, so expect to be well compensated for your effort. Product Management Career

Destination Product Management

Product Management Unpacked

Product managers are in high demand across the globe. With a Master’s in Product Management degree, you’re poised to take on the top positions in emerging global tech hubs of your choosing. Product Management Career product management career destinationsDiscover your own product adventure.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Su Mi Beack, Head of Product Management at LAB Lanxess

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Su Mi Beack, Head of Product Management, LAB, LANXESS. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter. How did you get into product management?

Product Manager's Dilemna

Should Product Managers be pragmatic or idealistic?

Why Becoming a Product Manager is the Best Next Step for Your Tech Career.

Product Management Unpacked

Make a Real Difference with a MS in Product Management. You can own these responsibilities as a Product Manager. Carnegie Mellon University is the place for tomorrow’s Product Managers. Brad Eiben is the Interim Executive Director for the MS in Product Management Program at CMU.

Key Differences Between the Role of a Product Manager in Startups vs. Large Enterprises

Product Management Unpacked

Companies of all sizes across industries are looking to hire product managers. With this in mind, company culture, resources and the specific demands of different roles probably play a big part in your decision to take a product management position at a company.

How to align our stakeholders as a Product Manager

Albin Poignot

Aligning stakeholders is a well-known challenge among the Product Manager community. At some point in our careers, we have all struggled with this

The “51331 memo” and the origins of product management

Product Management Unpacked

It was on this day in 1931 that the field of product management was born – its birth marked by an internal memorandum written by Neil H. McElroy, manager of Proctor and Gamble’s Promotion department. Product Management Education 51331 memo origins of product management

Iterate Your Way to a Top Analytics Product Experience

Speaker: Richard Cheng, Associate Product Manager, Mark43

Mark43 is on a mission to bring public safety data management into the 21st century. To fix traditionally paper-heavy and error-prone processes, they needed a secure and easy-to-use product experience that simplified and unified crime data collection and management.

How Do Your Digital Product Management Skills Measure Up?

280 Group

A Product Manager’s experience, along with education, can indicate what they know and what they have done. However, the best way to understand a Project Manager’s abilities and level of proficiency is through a skills assessment. . 280 Blog Post Image Product Management

Data management: collect and organise

Mind the Product

Whether you’re a data product manager or a product manager, data will be at the heart of everything you do. In this two-part series we’ll look at the importance of data and how data can help you to do a better job as a product manager.

Cultivating Relationships is Product Management

Feedback Loop

Ronke Majekodunmi is a senior product manager at PayPal. Directors User Research Innovation B2C B2B Aspiring PMs Career Leadership Enterprise Startup Executives Managers Design Product Management

Thankful for Product Management

The Product Bistro

My original entrance into Product Management I was an early 30’s applications engineer who jumped into the that role from life as an analytical chemist and process engineer at a wafer fab. Then the original recruiter that got me into product management reached out to me again.

How to Reach Peak Performance With the Product Management Organizational Health Checklist

Speaker: Rina Vernovskaya, CEO, 280 Group; and Roger Snyder, VP of Marketing, 280 Group

The degree of maturity of your product management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Our Product Management Organizational Health Checklist and on-demand webinar can help.