The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Transition to Product Management from Finance with Shutterstock PM Podcast

 Product Gym: You spent a little over 6 years in finance as a wealth planner, when did you hear about Product or Product Management as a job? Corey Zettler: While I was enjoying working as a wealth planner, it always felt like there was still something missing in terms of my everyday life. I was doing it, but I wasn’t happy. I have a very close friend, who is also

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My Second Week at Product Gym

As a candidate, the recruitment process is one of many mysteries. Fortunately, Product Gym is able to shed some light on the otherwise mysterious process. You’ll learn best tips on what a hiring manager is looking for and what to say in your interview to better your chances of moving on to the next round. Q: I passed the initial

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How to Craft the Perfect Product Manager Pitch

In this blog, we take an in-depth look at some of the most frequently asked questions when you are trying to craft the perfect product manager pitch. This is a transcription from a call we need with one of our coaching students here at our New York campus. Q1: Would you recommend doing an exercise/case study for a company I

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How to Transition to Product Management from Management Consulting Podcast

In this call, we talk to David, a management consultant, who is looking to make the leap from management consulting to product management. We discuss best practices and discover that landing this job is more of a numbers game plus consistency. Product Gym: What’s stopping you from making the leap from management consulting to Product Management? David: For example, in

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My First Week at Product Gym Podcast

As a candidate, the recruitment process can seem like the most mysterious process you ever encounter.  Fortunately, Product Gym will take you inside the mind of a recruiter and uncover some of the mysteries, so that you can ace your next product management interview. What if I get nervous? Nerves are a normal part of the interview process. The only

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What Product Managers Do Podcast with Founder of 40 Launch

So, you want to be a Product Manager? Rodhmir Labadie, founder of 40Launch (a platform to validate ideas) and former Product Manager at KPMG, gives us a comprehensive overview and insight of the Product Manager role and how to be successful as a product manager. We talk about the traits a good Product Manager should have, the day-to-day life of

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How to Win the Uber Product Manager Case Study Podcast with BetterCloud PM

We just received an email to help a fellow job hunter right now navigate a technical assignment. For this Podcast, Nkem Nwankwo, Senior Product Manager at BetterCloud, shows us the best practices of how to navigate a technical assignment in an interview. This is a real-life example of what you may be asked. These types of questions are typically asked

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