The Product Management Interview Blog

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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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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How to Feel Good After Product Management Interviews

There are many attributes to an interview that could differentiate a good experience from a bad one. Many people naturally feel apprehensive about the outcome of their interview, and that’s a given. However, following some guidelines during and after an interview can definitely help a person feel better about the overall experience. Such tips are discussed within this article. 

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How to Discuss Failure in an Interview

You managed to pass the screening process and get an interview at the company you want to work at. That’s great, but now the next step is preparing for the interview. How are you going to talk about your past product that failed? How are you going to explain that you managed a failed product and how can they trust that you won’t fail on your next one, either? It’s a tough question since failure has a negative connotation. But, there is an opportunity to turn this negative experience into something positive, depending on how you approach the subject.

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How to Dress for a Product Manager Interview

Dressing appropriately for any job is important.  It would obviously be weird and inappropriate for an employee to wear jeans and a T-shirt in a law firm or investment bank.  Usually a company will tell you if they expect you to dress in a particular way when you get hired (or if they “tell” you subliminally – look around).  However,

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The Best Questions to Impress Heads of Product Management

It is important to note that, in a Product Manager interview, you should impress the interviewer. However, it can be sometimes hard to do just that when the interviewer is an experienced professional that has encountered just about everything in the Product Management industry.  It’s even harder to impress your interviewer when the interviewer is a Head of Product. The

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