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Finally landed a Product Manager interview. It's taken 30+ applications to get one. Generally, what should I expect? (In terms of questions). This interview is with 2 senior managers. I got passed the initial recruiter screening.

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Join PMs group on LinkedIn and/or Facebook also book club for PMs. Lot of articles available on medium. Practice product sense, product strategy, and execution especially if you target FAANG companies. Culture fit is very important for PMs so research that on the company. Make sure you know agile/scrum/lean/waterfall and how you work with development team, designers, software engineers. Have a look at how Spotify does product that is a very interesting process. Usually at some stage you would get a task so review mission/vision and product strategy and delivery. Some companies are very though with the tasks and will expect end to end solution. Never underestimate the amount of time a task requires, interviewer will tell you 2h Max while most interviewees spend 15+ on it. Make sure you have some kind of framework for your slides and try to stay under 10. No matter if you do a live task or home task, always states your assumption that helps the interviewer see how you think and the scope of your solution. Book readings for you :)

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Hi Nutanix, Thank you very happy to hear that! Only trying to help :). Not listening at the moment but happy to help if there is anything you need help with.

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Read cracking the pm interview. Those are baseline questions that you can expect in a PM interview. Also practice telling stories around collaboration, trade off discussions, disagreements with design or engineering, etc.

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Cool I'll do that!

Another reading list

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Can you please tell us more about who this company is, it will help to provide feedback

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Interesting. But I would be working to create digital solutions for pwc clients, through coordination with product and customer functions teams in identifying business and technical features...according to the job desc. Can I DM you about your experience in their interview process? Have a few questions

Product sense, execution and leadership are fairly typical

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Check the YouTube channel of Diego Granada’s. He’s amazing and he talked about these.

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I just went and watched one of his videos. Thanks for the rec!

OP how did the interview went?

That’s awesome OP, all the best for the next rounds.. If you could share some light on how was your interview and how was your experience it would be great. Thankyou @rightpoint 1 for sharing the amazing tips, definitely saving them

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