In this episode I share my approach to coming up with great questions to ask as the interviewee in a job interview. They’ll help you find out things you want to know, and they’ll help position you as a serious, smart, prepared product person.
Getting the Job
Greg Prickril has been coaching and training PMs for many years. He started noticing that product managers, on the whole, were not putting as much attention into their careers – their professional development – as they could be. And that simply applying product management skills and techniques could make a big difference for PMs’ career outcomes.
“Always Problems” The genesis of episode’s topic came up in many conversations I’ve had with experienced product managers. Most product management job listings want you to have direct experience with the product you’ll be managing, or at least experience in the space. On the other hand, most experienced product managers think domain experience is the Read More
In our earlier episode about how to answer the “product teardown” question in a product manager job interview, we promised a real life example. Here it is!
In this pair of episodes, we focus on that very common and somewhat feared question that occurs in many product management interviews: What’s a product you like and how would you improve it? I think we can all agree that in an interview context, the interviewer does not really care what products you like. This Read More