The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Discuss Failure in an Interview

< 1 min read 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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Product Management Interview Questions You Need to Focus On

3 min read Product Management is a relatively new industry that doesn’t yet have an established definition, and may vary from company to company. Thus the questions that come up are going to be fairly broad with no narrowly defined or textbook answer. The questions, however, are pretty textbook. Specifically, here are some questions that are ALWAYS asked in every Product Management interview: Walk me through your Product

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6 Areas of Focus for Success in a First Round Interview

3 min read 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. Interviewing is a muscle. Your first few calls will sound the worst because you have not been exercising this muscle. You are not yet comfortable talking about yourself and that’s fine. You need

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

< 1 min read 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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