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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Empathy in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Imagine that John is a sales rep and a key stakeholder who hardly ever attends the product strategy workshops you’ve invited him to. Instead, he requests product roadmap changes by talking directly to you. Why is Empathy Important in Product Management?

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.

The State of Product Leadership Report 2021

Delivery is the top success metric for product leaders. But should it be? This is just one of the findings in this year’s State of Product Leadership report. Download the report to discover more ways product management is changing in 2021.

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 .

Meet the MS in Product Management Class of 2020

Product Management Unpacked

Product Leaders Product Management Education ms in product managementDiscover what's behind this year's outstanding cohort.

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.

Product Management Quotes to Leave You Inspired

Apptentive

Let’s be real: product management can be challenging. Take time to pause, take a breath, and re-energize yourself through the words of some of the world’s most inspiring product leaders. Key qualities a product manager should possess. Passion for products.

It’s Time to Make Product Management Simple Again

Product Management University

If you’re in the “make product management simple” camp, there’s good news, and there’s bad news. 15 years ago, the conversations across the product management community were all about awareness, getting people to understand the discipline and its value to an organization.

What Not to Do When Onboarding Your Customer

Speaker: Jamie Bernard, Senior Product Manager and Product Management Practice Lead at Nexient, an NTT Data Company

In this webinar, you will learn principles and practices to simplify your customers' onboarding experience

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.

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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The Product Bistro

A topic that often comes up is where to find new product managers, and often people with certain titles are mentioned. product managementBut there are other important or more important) considerations.

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.

Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

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.

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Monika Portman, Associate Vice President of Product Management at Cox Automotive.

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Monika Portman, Associate Vice President of Product Management at Cox Automotive. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to sign up for our newsletter.

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?

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

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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

Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

Featured Product Management Consultant: Bill Haines

280 Group

How and why did you break into Product Management? . For a half dozen years , I met with Product Managers who had come seeking creative for their new product launches. So, we had to start with Product Marketing 101: Know your message!

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.

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

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.

Product Manager's Dilemna

Should Product Managers be pragmatic or idealistic?

Proficientz Launches Product Management University for B2B

Product Management University

Three Dedicated Schools For Product Success & Career Growth. 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.

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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 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.

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

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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.

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.

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The Product Bistro

As a Product Mentor, I've seen these career paths to Product Management: – Business Analyst – Product Marketer – Software Engineer – Visual/UX Designer – Project Manager What was your path? product management

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Laura Bednasz, Vice President, Product Management at Xylem

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Laura Bednasz, Vice President, Product Management at Xylem. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders.

Product Manager Salary [2021 Data]

280 Group

This article details general Product Manager salary data based on salary information reported by Salary.com and Hired.com in January 2021. Status of the Job 2021: Product Manager. Interest in product management roles has soared in the past five years.

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.

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.

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

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. Discover your own product adventure. Product Management Career product management career destinations

Trailblazing Women in Product Management: Nicole Francis, Director of Product Management at Paycor

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Nicole Francis, Director of Product Management at Paycor. View the full list of this blog interview series to learn the stories of more women product leaders.

Why women make great product managers

Product Management Unpacked

Marty Cagan, founder of the Silicon Valley Product Group , delivered the opening keynote to the 2016 Mind the Product Conference. His keynote, “Behind Every Great Product,” highlights professionals involved in some of the most iconic technology products of our time, including Netflix, iTunes and Word for Mac. All six of the examples he uses are women in product management. The skills that make women succeed in product management: Emotional Intelligence.

Trends and Benchmarks in Product Management 2020 Global Report

A comprehensive global report on Product Management with over 70 graphs based on a survey of over 2000 product professionals. Insights from topics: Leadership and Culture| People|Organization|Salaries |Process and Product