The Product Management Interview Blog

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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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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How to Generate More PM Interviews with Recruiters

Applicants all have the common problem of not generating enough interviews to their liking.  They send out many resumes and applications to many companies but only hear back from a few, if they are very fortunate.  It is therefore not that surprising to hear then that the most drastic cut off in the process of cutting down the original applicant pool happens before the initial interview ever happens. How do applicants then increase

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The Most Important Questions to Ask for Successful PM Interviews

During a Product Management job interview, it is important for applicants to be prepared.   Equally important to ask questions to the interviewer/recruiter that they are conversing with.  Many people would think the primary reason for having a job interview may be for the interviewer/recruiter to get a better sense of the applicant’s capabilities of doing the job that they are applying and interviewing for. However, the job interview also serves as a purpose for the applicant to ask questions.  Applicants can ask questions about topics that

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How to Quickly and Successfully Complete a Take Home Assignment with WeWork Labs Mentor

In this article, we will walk you through how to successfully complete a take-home assignment quickly, so you can spend the rest of your time applying to other companies, preparing for your other interviews, and interviewing in general.  Take home assignments have become more popular than ever and more important than ever in an interview process. If you do not have the support we offer, you just might be spending all

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3 Essential Topics to Cover in the Product Management Interview

In an interview with an internal recruiter, it’s important to be sharp and smart in your answers to their questions.  There will be some topics that will be critical for you and/or the interviewer to determine if you are right for the job and worthy of being hired.  Those topics are critical for interviewers and companies to paint a description based on their perspective of you as the applicant. These questions and topics will often be very personal and are going to

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How to Prepare for a Product Management Interview, Part 1

This blog series is for product managers who are in the recruiting and hiring cycle, working with recruitment agencies, working with product management recruiters and anyone looking to hone the interview skills needed for product management. HOW DO I PREPARE FOR A PRODUCT MANAGEMENT INTERVIEW? The first round call with the internal product management recruiter will operate much like a checklist. They are going to ask you to talk about yourself, how you transitioned into product management or

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