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Interviewing for Product Management Jobs

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Overview

Do you have an interview for a product management position on the horizon? Get a guide to acing the interview process at any modern technology company.

Product management positions are fun, challenging, and lucrative—but the journey from first contact with recruiters to signing your offer letter can be arduous. In this course, get a guide to acing the PM interview process at any modern tech company. Instructor and product manager Cole Mercer describes what makes product management interviews uniquely tricky and goes over the typical flow of an interview, from your first conversations with recruiters through your final interviews (and their ultimate hiring decision). Cole goes over the most common questions and challenge formats in a product management interview, explaining how to approach each question the right way. Plus, learn which people you'll likely encounter in your interview process and what each of them is looking for in a candidate, and get a list of sample questions you can use to practice.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Guide to perfecting the product manager interview process
1. Understanding the Product Manager Interview Process
  • Why are product management interviews challenging?
  • Who interviews you and what they’re looking for
2. Preparing for the Interview
  • How to prepare like a pro
  • Answer product management interview questions the right way
3. During the Interview
  • Common product management interview question formats
  • How to answer product creation questions
  • How to answer product estimation questions
  • How to answer instructional questions
  • How to answer personality and behavior questions
  • How to ace a take-home case study
  • Typical product management interview process
4. More Pro Tips
  • Ask great questions
  • Get the most out of the interview process
Conclusion
  • More resources to prep for the product management interview

Taught by

Cole Mercer

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