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I’m a new PM and I’ve come across what I think is a problem with my companies story refinement process. It’s seems as if the devs estimate user stories but QA don’t. It’s just dawned upon me because a… more

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Finally heard from Facebook RPM!! So pumped, just to get in the groove of interviewing

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I don't know who needs to hear this, but dashboards are the way to your devs' hearts.

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What solutions can you use to manage and deploy cookies for a B2B SaaS product?

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PM offer evaluation - Seattle Base - $150k RSUs - $280k/4 Bonus - 5% Joining - $35k Relocation - $5k First year TC - $267.5k Second year onwards TC - $227.5k Average TC - $237.5k YOE - 6 (1.5 in pr… more

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Folks , I’m considering kicking off the job application process again. I feel like I can’t reach my potential as a PM at a consulting firm. For one, we have no access to user data, usually our users a… more

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If I have a pool of 350 users using a product I am decommissioning, but want to conduct a pilot program of a sample of users using the new product, how large should my sample size be?

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Anyone hear about what being a PM is like a Workday specifically?

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Would you say 3 years before getting promoted looks bad on a resume? How long is too long?

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Any LinkedIn certifications that would be good for product managers?

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Request to Senior PMs and Product Leaders Would you be willing to spare 15 mins of your valuable time for a quick coffee chat and resume review? Thank you in advance. P.s my mom sent me the pic and I think it fits!

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I have an upcoming PM interview with an engineering manager. What types of questions should I expect? For some context, the interview is for a generalist PM role (not too technical) for a company that… more

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Does Citi provide a stipend/credit for buying a laptop and other WFH supplies?

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