Story: expert at a meeting table. Credibility and likability.
Problem: corporate speak. Jargon, stream of consciousness, ramble, ramble, ramble. Solution: communication structures. 1) Rule of three 2) chronological order.
Story: I’m at a Google interview, “You can build any killer product that you want. What would it be?” Space elevator. Here’s how you do it.
Story: uber story. “Uber is all about customer empowerment. It’s about providing data. Leveraging synergies between mobile world and a person who is increasingly on the go.”
Story: Starbucks story.
How to Ace the Product Management Interview, Product Camp Seattle Oct 2013
HOW TO ACE THE
Agenda: PM Interview
It’s an unconference.
want to talk about?
What would you like to cover
What are interviewers looking for in a good answer / candidate?
How important are PM certifications and MBAs?
Not a PM right now (e.g. sw eng), how do you market yourself?
What questions you can ask to determine PM role and org?
How do you standout as a candidate?
Phone screen tips
Technical product manager question examples
Get an interview call – how to best prepare?
Design questions (e.g. coupon system)
What are hiring managers looking for in a cover letter
What are HMs looking for in a resume
Role of the Amazon bar setter (aka bar raiser)
How to deflect interview questions that you think is more appropriate for someone
Differences between FT and consultant interviewing
Startups vs. established companies
Social networking tools