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.

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

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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. It’s all about starting with the experience and ending with the product rather than starting with the product,” Moore says.

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

Product Management Unpacked

A lot to manage for these servant-leaders, for sure. Of product development and improvement. And of the process for achieving product success. The post A Day in the Life of a Product Manager first appeared on Product Management Unpacked.

A Product Manager's Guide to Working Effectively with Engineering Teams

Speaker: Sayanti Ghosh, Product Manager for AI/ML

If you are new to your Product Management role or if you are trying to improve your relationship with your engineering team, then this webinar will give you different perspectives about the PM-Engineer relationship.

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? . Product Manager Salary for 2022 .

Web3 for product managers

Mind the Product

In this blog post, Paul Shustak summarizes the main cultural, technical, economic, and UX differences in product management and product discovery on web3 applications. [.] Read more » The post Web3 for product managers appeared first on Mind the Product.

Successful B2B product management

Mind the Product

In this Ask me Anything (AMA) session for Prioritised members, our line-up of experts shared their thoughts and insights on being successful in B2B product management. [.] Read more » The post Successful B2B product management appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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. Product Management Questions b2b product managers b2c product managers

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

Product Management Unpacked

I’m excited to be named Product Executive in Residence (PXIR) at Carnegie Mellon University. This new PXIR role enables CMU to bring the voice of industry into classrooms and product leadership curricula. Why Choose Carnegie Mellon for Product Management?

Managing Product Feedback at Scale

As with all things related to customers, there’s an art and science to effectively dealing with each of their ideas. With so many voices competing for attention, you need a means of effectively dealing with all of the data that will come your way. This practical 26-page eBook provides product managers with the strategies needed to deal with the common pitfalls that come with opening up the inevitable floodgate of data that comes with asking your customers and internal stakeholders for their input. In this eBook, we’ll show you: • How to gather, prioritize, and select the best ideas from your customers and stakeholders, • How to make internal feedback more effective and inclusive, • How to make more strategic product roadmap decisions based on data, not opinions, • How to set expectations for new development both internally and externally. Get your free copy now!

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. Figure 2: A Chan of Product-related Goals.

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. How did you get into product management? Women in Product 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

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.

Managing Product Feedback at Scale

This practical 26-page eBook provides product managers with the strategies needed to deal with the common pitfalls that come with opening up the inevitable floodgate of data that comes with asking your customers and internal stakeholders for their input.

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.

Product Owner vs Product Manager? What’s The Difference?

The Product Coalition

Continue reading on Product Coalition ». technology product-owner startup product-management agileI’m going to answer this age-old question so you can be clear about where you sit in the company.

How AI is influencing product management jobs

Product Management Unpacked

Among the most vulnerable jobs are those with routine physical and cognitive tasks such as office administration, production, transportation and food preparation. Those whose jobs are supplemented by AI are likely to see benefits including increased productivity and overall job satisfaction.

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

280 Group

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.

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.

Product Management Standards

The Product Coalition

In theory, product managers shouldn’t have to be responsible for enforcing work product standards for colleagues, but it is a reality for… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management

Product manager zero: When to hire the first product manager

Mind the Product

We addressed what it’s like to be that very first product manager in a business in this article, Product manager zero: How to be number one, but how do product leaders and the management go about finding the first one?

How to be a better data-driven product manager

Mind the Product

In this Prioritised Ask me Anything (AMA) for members, Emily Tate joined Product Coach, Itamar Gilad, to shed some light on how data-driven product management really works in practice. [.]

January’s top product management content

Mind the Product

As we reach the end of the first month of 2022, there’s been a lot of content to keep us up to scratch with the product management craft. Read on for a recap of the 5 most talked-about pieces on Mind the Product.

Product Manager's Dilemna

Should Product Managers be pragmatic or idealistic?

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. Nobody wants their product to be received as a source of frustration.

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

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Susan Gasperini, Vice President, Technical Product Manager at LPL Financial

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Susan Gasperini, Vice President, Technical Product Manager at LPL Financial. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders.

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.

Looking after your mental health as a product manager

Mind the Product

It’s important that product managers, just as much as everyone else, are looking after their mental health. With help from Product Consultant and mental health speaker, Nicholas Jemetta, we discuss ways to look after yourself in your product management career. [.]

B2B: Three Twists on Traditional Product Management

Proficientz

Meeting the needs of a market and building products people love are universal principles. Product Intent. The dialogue in the product management profession starts and ends largely with “build amazing products customers love.”

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10 Tips for Effective Product Management Meetings

Roman Pichler

For example, a product strategy workshop might have the objective to identify the key changes required to achieve product-market fit. Contrast this with a sprint review meeting , which might help you determine if users can easily sign up for the product.

March’s top product management content

Mind the Product

We’ve brought you podcasts on moving from UX to Product, fireside chats, posts on experimentation, ProductTank write-ups on organisation behaviour and dysfunction, and much more. Read more » The post March’s top product management content appeared first on Mind the Product.

Products for Product People: Best Practices in Analytics

Speaker: Andrew Wynn, Senior Product Manager, Looker

Who builds products for the product people? As a product manager, you know how helpful custom tailored data solutions can be to doing your job well. Learn product analytics best practices from Andrew Wynn, Product Manager at Looker.