The Product Management Interview Blog

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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How to Strategize Winning the PM Job Hunting Game

The Product Management job hunting process has always been tricky to walk through.  There have been many people who want to fulfill Product Manager positions, but they somehow can’t seem to overcome some obstacle that stands in the way of their success.  These people are sometimes qualified, sometimes experienced, and sometimes possesses the necessary skills to be amazing at the job.  Some people have been more successful in their endeavors

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The One Obstacle People Face when Applying for PM Jobs

Landing a Product Manager job is hard for many people, and the reasons for such a situation varies based on every person.  However, there are common obstacles that befall many applicants and prospective hires.  Most of these are psychological, with many of these caused by inexperience from new Product Managers that recently made the transition over to the field or uneasiness by Product Managers of any background that are new to the job-hunting process.  We here at Product Gym will

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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 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 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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