The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Stop Prioritizing and Start Working with Kaiten

It is a common belief that Product Managers should help a company do something that makes sense and advise against doing something that doesn’t. They help the team focus on action items that bring value to the business, items that users like, items that increase sales (such as average check, LTV, ROI and many other buzzwords), and items that cut off everything else that is unnecessary. This is similar to the Lean approach, and most Product Managers I know apply that approach.

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How to Answer the Salary Question in a Product Manager Interview

One of the most common questions we get at Product Gym is, “How do I answer the salary question?” Naturally, our members want to make sure that they ask for a reasonable number, but they also don’t want to scare off the hiring managers, ruining their chances for a second-round interview. Before we start answering the aforementioned question, let’s begin with answering the question that everyone is curious about: “How much does a Product Manager make?”

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How to Recover from a Layoff as a Product Manager

It finally happened. You didn’t even see it coming, and now you have accepted the reality that you’ve just been laid off. You know you are going to be fine because it’s just not possible that you will not find work again as another Product Manager. After all, this was not your fault. You WERE a good Product Manager. But the bigger question is, “What are you going to do now that you don’t have a job?”

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The Last Product Manager Interview List You Will Ever Need

If you are reading this then you’re probably looking to land a Product Manager Job in the shortest possible time with the highest possible offer. This guide will not only give you the most commonly answered product manager interview questions but it will break down the whole product manager interview process with some bonus tips and tricks!

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How to Win the Fourth Round Questions in the Product Manager Interview

You have passed previous interviews, solved your case studies and patiently navigated through all of the challenges that came along your product manager interview. Now it’s the time for the final push. If you have been successful at making it to the final round but end up missing the offer, then read this blog post to understand what it takes to get the product manager offer. We have compiled for you the most common final round product manager interview questions along with some branding and interviewing tips. Remember, anything that’s less than an offer still means no job, so make sure you approach every round of your interviews with care.

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How to Market Yourself as the Ultimate Product Manager

There are two specific questions we find ourselves answering at almost every event and coaching call.
First one is “How do I become a product manager?” and the second one is “I don’t have any PM experience. How do I get into product management?”. The answer is always the same: You don’t need a product manager title to get into product management. Everyone has been a product manager at some point in their career. Still can’t recall that time? In this article, we will show you how to become a product manager by correctly framing your professional experience!

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Best AI Automation Companies To Watch For

While Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa might be the first few things that cross your mind when it comes to automated personal assistance, 2019 has witnessed a surge in a particular use of AI. Ever wondered where the chat boxes that silently pop-up when you navigate to a website and warmly ask you if you have any questions, come from? They are products of companies that use AI to automate customer service. These aim to either replace or aid call centers and any other person standing behind the telephone or online chat rooms with fully automated bots that are up and running 24/7. Most of these companies, however, go beyond solving the problem of call center automation and continuously roll out products that automate many essential aspects of businesses.

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Find the Right Product Management Opportunity Using These Questions

Finding the right product management job can be tough, as product management is a multi-faceted discipline that doesn’t lend itself well to classification. Regardless of title, whether it’s Product Owner, Product Manager, or some other fanciful title, what a product person does in one organization may not be the same thing he or she does in another. Some organizations lean

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