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Preparing for interview
Perfect PM Interview Practice — Ryan Hill, Founder of APMList
Lewis C. Lin's 2 Week Product Management Interview Preparation Plan (Provided by Decode and Conquer: Answers to PM Interviews)
In Product Design or favourite Product question, it is also a good idea to prepare 1/2 products that are not well-known. If you're allowed to pick a product to discuss, it's a good idea to go for one of those - the interviewer has less information about it and it's easier for them to assess your approach as novel. Also, for well-know products, the interviewer has probably head the same ideas from dozens of candidates before, so it's hard for you to stand out.
Answering Product Mindset analysis questions by Shruti Sharma
These are to be prepared for with a framework that shows your priority while using/planning and executing product.
These are also questions to showcase any unique app you have used or some across and a defining feature which makes you a diligent user.
These also showcase your personality to an extent as the interviewer is looking to grill you in case you mention something wrong with an app he/she likes a lot.
Don’t come across rigid to recruiters, they don’t need a reason to hire u but only to reject! - Shruti Sharma
How to crack the PM whiteboard interview (from the other side of the whiteboard)
Product.Careers: Introducing undergraduates and graduates to careers in Product Management
(Really) Cracking The Product Manager Interview by Gokul Nath Sridhar
Where to apply
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How to apply
Find the company/product you would like to work for/build (Job portals, LinkedIn, Careers page on their site).
Connect with insiders (Employees, Hiring Manager, or C level folks via LinkedIn or other social forums).
Target hiring manager and avoid HR at all cost.
Prepare as per the job description and try to understand what qualities they are looking for.
Use the product and try to understand their market, business strategy, metrics and if possible have some sample questions worked out.
Know about the interviewer (Going through their profile via LinkedIn and/or other social forums would help).
Lastly remember, interviewer love to hire themselves.