The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Pitch Yourself as the Right Product Manager Video

The truth that is hard to face is that pitching yourself is HARD! Why? Its because you never learned how to sell yourself or maybe you have never been in the position where you had to sell something. In our studies here at Product Gym, we find that the students who experience the most success often come from sales or client facing

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How to Be More Confident on Product Manager Interviews Video

After conducting a survey in one of our classes, it became extremely clear that most people place confidence challenges in front of themselves.  They build these mental barriers that are fear based. You need to remove these mental barriers that are stopping you from landing a job because, in most cases, there is the only reason(s) holding you back. Product

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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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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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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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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.  Each round or type of interview should be handled or approached

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