The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Transition to Product Management from Strategy by Zocdoc PM

Product Managers tend to be people who can’t decide who they want to be when they grow up. But at the end of the day, Product Managers are generalists, and they really exceed in the role because they are curious about such a variety of things. You should have a go-getter attitude, be empathetic, and be able to maintain and build that credibility with your teams is your power.  We talked to Carol Skordas Walport,

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What Unique Traits Make for an Effective Product Manager by BCG Digital Ventures PM

Product Management is an occupation that draws upon a variety of skills and disciplines. Aside from the purely technical, what other skills might one need in order to be an effective Product Manager? We sat down with Nicole Lenzen, formerly Senior Product Manager at BCG Digital Ventures and Co-Founder/Head of Product of Brooklyn-based digital consulting studio Default Projects, to discuss crucial soft-skills and provide helpful insights for aspiring Product Managers. Product

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How to Preempt Change in a New Product Management Career by Amazon PM

In this article, we spoke with Vivek Garg the Director, Product Management Audible from Amazon to understand more about how to effectively deal with change. Apparently, the best strategy is the exercise preemption. Product Gym: Every single time you moved around in your career, how were you able to deal with change on the job? Vivek: What I started realizing was that these changes were helping me learn and grow the most. Over a period of time, I

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How to Determine if Product Management is the Right Career Choice by Google PM

By far one of the most frequently asked questions we receive each month is, “How do I know if Product Management is for me? How do I know this is the right path for me?” We sat down with Shobhit Chugh, a Google Product Manager based in Boston, to bring you guys realistic insight on Product Management and how he approaches this question. Product Gym: How long

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How to Transition from Finance to Product Management with Shutterstock PM

Product Gym: You spent a little over 6 years in finance as a wealth planner, when did you hear about Product or Product Management as a job? Corey Zettler: While I was enjoying working as a wealth planner, it always felt like there was still something missing in terms of my everyday life. I was doing it, but I wasn’t happy. I have a very close friend, who is also my

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How to Know if Product Management is for You with S&P Global PM (Podcast)

 So you want to be a Product Manager? Most people think they want to be a Product Manager but in reality they really don’t. In this show we’ll be talking with one of our very own alumni and S&P Global Product Manager, Inae Lee, to discuss the common misconceptions of the PM role along with the importance of having a winner’s mindset. Here’s a sneak peek to what

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