The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Prioritize Effectively with AppNexus Product Manager

Product Management is commonly described as being at the intersection of business, technology and user experience. With that said, part of the challenge is figuring out what to do with all the data coming from these different areas. We spoke with Tina Kit, a Product Manager at AppNexus, to discuss filtering out what she calls, “signals and noise,” as well as the importance of thinking

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How to Win the Amazon 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 Amazon.  From Product Managers and non-Product Managers alike, the e-Commerce giant has been heavily pursued as a great place to work.  However, when it comes to applying for a Product Manager position at Amazon, it becomes very hard to get in, as

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How to Get a Product Manager Offer with ListenFirst Media Senior PM (Podcast)

It’s important to know that when you are interviewing for a Product Manager position that you are not interviewing to be hired because your skills and talents are better than everyone else that was applying for the same role. In reality, you are applying for this position (and prospectively hired) in order to help a company solve its existing problem or need. In many cases that we have seen here at Product Gym, prospective

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How to Satisfy the Unmet Needs of Your End User Podcast with CoVenture PM

One of the main tasks of any Product Manager is to envision the success of their product. But not every product will be successful and it is not an easy task to perform in this market in which, as a Product Manager, you will be competing against well-established companies, such as Apple or Samsung, as well as the newer generation of innumerable startups. How can you triumph in order to

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How to Communicate with Software Engineers Podcast with Quadency CTO

Computer Science has, in the last few decades, become one of the most studied fields. Today, we see a push to teach basic programming skills to younger students as a way to start their interest in the field of computer science. With the creation of programming languages, such as Scratch, it is becoming more relevant to bring the idea of implementing computer science as a core subject of study

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How to Transition to Product Management from Consulting by CB Insights Product Director

We sat down with Luxi Huang, who worked at EY and Goldman Sachs and is now a Director of Product at CB Insights, to discuss her transition into Product Management, and the skills carried over from finance which she found to be most useful. We also distinguish Product Management from Product Marketing. Product Gym: What is your definition of Product Management? Luxi Huang: Product Manager is the steward of the product, who owns the product end-to-end success – from the idea through creation to ultimately the product’s launch and subsequent iterations. Product Gym: What

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How to Communicate with Data Scientists Podcast by Former Arthena Data Scientist

Computer Science has been developing as a field in a rapid pace over the last decades. And even now, over 70 years from the invention of the computer, the number of computer science jobs far exceeds the number of computer scientists. This is especially true for the role of data scientists. As computers start invading more and more of our daily lives, it has been made

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