The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Scale Your Organization with Technology

Problem Innovation is not the biggest challenge for product managers and Founders.  Rather, the problem lies in scaling their time. A new message on Slack, that distracting email alert,  or the client that drops by the office, unannounced! – distractions are aplenty.  There is no shortage of distractions that a product manager faces. When you look back at all the

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3 Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome for PM Interviews

Let’s face it, product management can be a thankless job.  And when things are going badly you bear the brunt of the blame.  You can create a litany of issues for yourself – your requirements weren’t clear, the strategy wasn’t well-articulated, the documentation wasn’t sufficient, you didn’t provide marketing or sales with the proper positioning…stop me if you’ve heard these

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How to Win the Rockets of Awesome Product Manager Interview

In Product Gym, we have encountered many people that have been either students or have been teachers at our courses that have dealt with noteworthy companies like General Assembly.  The E-learning company has been heavily pursued as a great place to work at by Product Managers and non-Product Managers alike.  However, when it comes to applying for a Product Manager

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The Importance of Career Services at Quality Programs

This piece was written by Erica Freedman, Content Marketing Manager at SwitchUp Learning new skills is fun and exciting, but it is rarely the reason we invest in professional certificate programs. The reality? People are searching for better jobs with higher salaries, and short-term programs have become the gateway to a more satisfying career. As you begin your search, it

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How to Deliver a Better PM Interview by Meditating

Imagine starting off every Monday morning with a clear, mindful head that delivers a high quality of work.   Now, imagine seeing that same result with your entire staff. That is exactly the result Mike Del Ponte, creator of Soma Water saw when he implemented office-based meditation sessions every morning.   He encouraged his staff to focus on their most pressing work

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5 Ways to Deal with a Difficult Recruiter

We recently just received this inquiry from one of our coaching students here in New York and she is very frustrated communicating with a difficult recruiter.  Here are a few ways you can deal with such a difficult person. Problem: This is a little frustrating. At every turn, the company that I am interviewing with right now has done a

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How to Win the HyperScience Product Manager Interview

In Product Gym, we have encountered many people that have been either student or have been teachers at our courses that have dealt with noteworthy companies like HyperScience. The AI software company has been heavily pursued as a great place as a great place to work at by Product Managers and non-Product Managers alike. However, when it comes to applying

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4 Important Topics to Be Covered in the Second Round Interview

Second round interview calls are usually with the Director of Product Management, who is the manager in control of the company’s product teams and will likely be your boss if you do get hired. Here at Product Gym, we have given you questions that most second round interviews will cover.  It’s important that people prep for these second round interviews differently than other round interviews as each round or type of interview should be handled or

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How to Win the General Assembly Product Manager Interview

In Product Gym, we have encountered many people that have been either students or have been teachers at our courses that have dealt with noteworthy companies like General Assembly.  The E-learning company has been heavily pursued as a great place to work at by Product Managers and non-Product Managers alike.  However, when it comes to applying for a Product Manager position at General Assembly, it becomes very hard to

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