The Product Management Interview Blog

What Is a CPO (Chief Product Officer)?

2 min read Every organization has a hierarchy to establish order. There is a hierarchy within Product Managers as well. The top of the pyramid of Product Managers would be a CPO, or in other words, a Chief Product Officer. A CPO generally manages a group of product managers.

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How to Deal with Failure

2 min read A happy ending is what people always strive for and Product Managers are no different. However, unlike in fairy tales, failure is a common occurrence in life. Failure is scary to face head-on and we attempt to avoid it in any possible way. Sadly, failure is an ordeal that everyone has to deal with and we can’t just ignore our mistakes.

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Podcast: How to Recover from a Rescinded Offer

2 min read It is very sad when a situation arises that a company decides to rescind an offer from an applicant or tells an applicant that they “are moving on toward other candidates.” The applicant has obviously put a lot of effort into interviewing for a position in the company and may have really looked forward towards working there. However, the offer

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

6 min read This is the final part of a 3-part series called “How to Answer the Most Frequently Asked Design Questions with TuneCore Product Manager,” where we have a Product Manager from TuneCore, 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 links to

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Why Product Managers Stay in the Industry by Yelp PM

4 min read 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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How to Dress for a Product Manager Interview

2 min read 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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How to Know If You are Right for Product Management Podcast with BetterCloud PM (Podcast)

10 min read Product Management is the hottest position in the industry right now. People are always asking us here at Product Gym how to tell if Product Management is right for them. In this Podcast, Nkem Nwankwo, a Senior Product Manager at BetterCloud, discusses with us what it really takes to be a Product Manager. Highlights include: Why Product Management? Day-To-Day Responsibilities

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Job Hunting Strategies that Actually Work to get a Product Manager Role with Senior Product Manager, ListenFirst (Podcast)

< 1 min read In this podcast, Rich, founder of Product Gym, speaks to Arkady Sokolov, Senior Product Manager for Analytics and Intelligence at ListenFirst, the industry’s leading and most comprehensive social analytics platform. Arkady was a former member of Product Gym and speaks to how he was able to successfully navigate our program to make his career transition into Product Management. We also

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