The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Win the Fueled 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 Fueled.  The mobile applications design and development company has been heavily pursued as a great place to work by Product Managers and non-Product Managers alike.  However, when it comes to applying for a

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Vital Distinctions: Product or Project Management

Product management and project management are both essential concepts for companies aiming to stay competitive in today’s business landscape.  The product managers and project managers work in a very close relationship, and it’s hard to set them apart from each other.   For instance, the product manager needs to collaborate with the project manager under the relevant progress to ensure the

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What is Digital Product Management Podcast with Scentbird PM

A product manager must deliver on various tasks.  This requires them to integrate a diverse set of skills.  The skills range from customer development, product architecture, UI development to supply chain planning.  Product Managers personify the success of the product team.  In fact, several senior executives, such as the current CEO of Google, started their careers as a product manager. Often,

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Don’t Call My Current Employer, Make a Judgement Call

In a background check process, sometimes called employment verification,  your prospective employer wants to make sure that everything you told them about your employment history is true.  Your past employers can’t verify your salary history without your written permission.   However, if you filled out an online job application you may have given that permission without even realizing it. In the

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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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