The Product Management Interview Blog

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 Win the Spotify 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 Spotify.  The music streaming giant 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 Spotify, it becomes very hard to get in, as they are obviously selective with any position.  It’s therefore very important to gain any advantages you may have the opportunity to have.

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How to Answer the Most Frequently Asked Design Questions with 40 Launch PM 3

This is the final part of a 3-part series called “How to Answer the Most Frequently Asked Design Questions with 40 Launch Product Manager,” where we have a Product Manager from 40 Launch, Rodhmir Labadie, that specializes in design answer questions that are common in design-focused Product Manager interviews.  The first part of this series can be accessed here. Click these

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Why Product Managers Stay in the Industry by Yelp PM

Product Management is an exciting field that comes with many challenges. We sat down with Quy Le, a Product Manager at Yelp, to talk about what motivates Product Managers to stay in the game, as well as important skills to have and develop. Click on these links to jump to the question you are most curious about What is your

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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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How to Win the Facebook Product Manager Interview

In Product Gym, we have encountered many people that have dealt with noteworthy companies like Facebook, be it a student or a teacher. The social media giant 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 Facebook, it becomes

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How to Answer the Most Frequently Asked Design Questions with 40 Launch PM 2

This is the second part of a 3-part series called “How to Answer the Most Frequently Asked Design Questions with 40 Launch Product Manager,” where we have a Product Manager from 40 Launch, Rodhmir Labadie, that specializes in design answer questions that are common in design-focused Product Manager interviews.  The first part of this series can be accessed here. Click

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