Mar 24 • 55M

Episode 20: Interview Tips from Product Managers That Hire Product Managers

The inside scoop on what product managers are looking for in product manager interviews.

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Join us for happy hour in your sweatpants! 🍻 In this episode, Era and Ajay provide the inside scoop about what product managers that hire other product managers are looking for. We know a lot of people that are impacted by the recent layoffs, hopefully these tips and tricks are helpful for those of y'all actively interviewing.

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✍🏾 Show Notes

00:00 Summary of episode

00:22 Intro

03:20 What's That Drink?!

04:52 Drinking Game: Practice

05:40 Key Traits of PMs We Gave the Job To

22:38 What are the Main parts of the PM interview

31:28 Preparing for Product Manager Interviews

32:28 How to prepare with 2 weeks out

41:44 How to prepare with 6 months out

46:37 How to approach rejection and negotiation

53:19 Outro

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