What skills could I polish as an undergrad to greater my chances of becoming a product manager when I graduate? Any advice is welcome.
I am currently working in advertising with experience on fintech & CPG. I would like to work in tech marketing, specifically Google’s APMM program.
I’ve been studying some PM/PMM books/podcasts/videos, attending Google events, and want to keep learning more to try to prepare myself as much as I can.
What resources helped you get into product marketing/Google?
Has anyone here moved from advertising to tech?
Would love to hear from a marketer about their experience getting into Google.
Any freelancers in LA available? Also looking for design and AD fishes. PM me your book!
In case anyone else is interested, Magic City Books is hosting Jenara Nerenberg, author of Divergent Mind, for a virtual event this Tuesday, March 2, at 7 pm CT. It's free but you have to register in advance. https://magiccitybooks.com/event/virtual-event-jenara-nerenberg/
First Meetup Name: @Couche Potatoes
Date : 28 May 2022
Place 1. Marathalli Area : Place Iron Hills Brewery Timings : Tentative start between 5-7 pm evening.
Place 2. Kormangala Area: Brooks and bonds brewery. Tentative start time between 4-6 pm
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Looking forward to your responses by tomorrow 9:AM. Suggestions are welcome and will be worked up for next meetup
What books, courses, or certificates do you recommend for someone who’s looking to get into product management? I have a Tech Strategy background but no experience with products specifically. Not sure where to start so would appreciate tips from those of you already in the space. Thank you!
Looking for a Dallas Designer & Copywriter for a new CPG client. Privately owned agency. Grew twice as big in the pandemic. We are all remote but maintain an office space and want to hire locally for team get togethers, future client office visits, etc. PM me your book!
I recently left public accounting to join a start up. I don’t have too many connections in this world yet, does anyone have recommendations for either articles, books or other sources of information I could use to get an understanding of the startup world and how I can make the right career choices moving forward. - *I’m on the product manager side*
Thanks in advance!
I'm looking to pivot from consulting into tech. I've gotten lots of interesting from tech companies on the ops side but am much more interested in product management.
Any advice on books or courses to help make the transition? I'm struggling to land PM interviews at companies that aren't tiny startups :(
Im moving from core Auto product management role to software development product management role.
Can you please share what should I read to brush up basics on SW PM?
Courses, books, blogs, anything is welcome!
Let's make this group a little active!
I’m looking to hire a junior advisor in the Plano,Tx area, whom is licensed and preferably has a small book.
Compensation DOE....PM if interested.
ISO recommendations for resources (books, websites, videos) on Product Management. Looking for a primer on theory, best practices, pitfalls to avoid, etc.
I’m looking to hire a junior advisor whom is fully licensed and preferably has a book of business in the Plano Texas area. Compensation DOE.. PM if interested.
Got a verbal from a tier 1 semiconductor market leader. Base is 10% less than current. And I’m already underpaid. RSU is next to nothing. But, I’m so burnt out and desperate leave consulting. What would u do if in my situation?
I’ve been looking to join a tech company for more than a yr. Failed all interviews, now feeling worthless. I read 10Ks, PM interview book, company news, consulting case, PM case, did take home cases,…and none worked out. Always made to the final then failed 😣
Moving out of IT consulting to Product Management side in the next couple of weeks.
The new company I will join is an e-commerce division of a leading food retail group.
Any suggestions about books/ videos that I can access to learn the basics of the product side?
Any recommendations for great classes or books on Product Management? Also, in your opinion, what skills make a great Product Manager. Is knowing how to code required?
I'm reading this book on boundaries. In the work section it says I should tell my boss that I can't work after 5 PM. Knowing that advertising work commonly goes past 5 PM...would my job be in danger if I said that?
There's not really a rule book that says I must work until the work is done even though it's an unsaid expectation. Thoughts?
What are you reading currently, that's related to Product Management. Any book or article? I'm currently reading Measure What Matters.
Hi Sharks, This is probably the third time I am posting this. I hope someone will reply this time.
I am currently business analyst with total exp of 11 years. 9 years into sales last 2 years into Business Analyst. I want to move to product management. How can I start preparing for the same. What all books or certification required. I have exp in Jira, BRD, little bit of SQL. My domain is banking and finance. Please help. I want to get into companies like Adobe Atlassian Google Amazon .
Earning potential between Data Engineer, Product Manager, and Human Capital Consultant? I feel that I have the skills to do all of them, but want to make sure I am on the best path (all are equally interesting in my books)
Any good resources (books,courses, YouTube etc) to learn about Technology from the scratch?
Objective: To be a better Product Manager in conversing with Developers
“I find it hard to believe you can’t just open an indesign file in powerpoint. Are you sure you’re using the latest version?"
Worked as a senior consultant in the rpa space at a startup and currently a senior rpa engineer in industry. I feel ready and would love a more leadership role. What kind of roles should I look for or what kind of technologies should I transition to to progress my career? I am really bored at my current job. Don’t feel challenged at all
I’ve had enough. I may or may not have ADHD but I damn think so, as well as people I’ve talked to about it. I know I am smart and can accomplish certain things/tasks, but I literally just can’t get my mind to it sometimes. It was bad in college and only got worse since I started working. How do I go about at least getting tested or what’s the the process? Thank you so much in advance.
Been a long time since I’ve come across this, but still relatable AF 6 years later. Anyone else? https://youtu.be/XsWCr8h2SKQ
I’m having such a hard time breaking into the environmental management industry as a recent graduate with a masters :(
This is my first post on Fishbowl, wondering if the Fishbowl community can help!
I am looking for a change
Having 1 year of experience can someone .
That will be great for me.
I find myself spending more and more time on Twitter. Is it a useful research tool or a distraction?
I was offered a job today at a local furniture company but they want me to start tomorrow? Is that a bad sign or a good sign?
Thought this bowl will be fun when I joined but people are posting serious stuff here as well 🤔
Vacation ideas for Thanksgiving? Six of us (ages 25 to 60) and everyone’s vaccinated. Thought about going to the Caribbean but I guess it’s the wet/hurricane season at that time. We’d be traveling from LA and Chicago and it’s only for a week if that helps. Any places you’ve enjoyed during late November?
How is AS400 IBM mainframe project in TCS ?
Anyone here leased a Cadillac Escalade (standard one, not the ESV)? Any insights on monthly payments? TIA!
F 🐟 grew in India, serious question, do you expect the guy to hug you at the end of the first date ? Growing up in India, hugging a date (however good it went) wasn't a thing, atleast where/when I grew up. Read a few opinions on the singles bowl that the guy isn't interested if he doesn't hug you...yada yada.... I always get confused here in the US whether hug or shake hands.... Curious to hear female perspective on this
My wife and I together make 750k. Currently own a 700k home (28% equity). We’re planning on moving in a year and would like to invest in a home in the new city while keeping the old one. What should we budget for assuming income stays the same?
I work in clinical research and I’m under consideration to work for another research facility; however I hesitate because it’s a consulting position that can turn to permanent. It’s a huge pay increase (8-10 more) with benefits, PTO, etc. Any thoughts about consulting or temp-to-permanent jobs?
Had a client's client kill some TV spots. Apparently there is no room for comedy and satire in these uncertain times. People need to laugh!
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I am about to finish a 6 month bootcamp and I am a single mum. Is it realistic for me to find a remote working job or working in the office during term time (school hours) and working from home during the holidays/evenings. If this is possible some possible companies for me to try looking for work would be great. Many thanks.
How do you avoid project management from creeping out of Atlassian Jita and into crazy excels? My organization has a bad culture of creating random excels, to track work for Jira features, and like you can imagine, managing work becomes maddening.
What’s a good tech company or sector to look for marketing jobs if I don’t have a comp sci background but want to increase my tech savvy? Some topics I find interesting: software dev, cybersecurity, and animation. TIA
Anyone here work at Pinterest? I found a role that I think would be a great fit based on my background and I just need a little help with a referral in order to get it seen by the right people. Appreciate it!
Can someone from Google share TC for Program Manager III supply and demand planning (Location: Sunnyvale). Thanks!
Hi all! I picked up a part time job as “computer support” a few months ago and have since found myself doing a lot more than anticipated. I handle installation and maintenance of Burglar systems, access control, video surveillance, network systems, POS workstations, VoIP, and payment terminals. I took the job with no “formal” education in tech. My “trainer” at the company was a joke, I basically taught myself everything. What do you think would be a reasonable hourly pay for such a person?
Angel invest with your skill and time into YC Startups for equity
We are piloting Grupa - the platform that pays product engineering folks at FAANG Companies to become product development angel investors into vetted YC companies, working for equity and cash to help these startups get product-market fit.
If you'll like to check it out, here's the list of startups: grupainc.
Do you consider stocks in your income/salary negotiation? Like if an offer exceeds your expectations but part of that is stock, is that sufficient or is it reasonable to counter with a higher cash compensation due to quality of living expectations etc.
I am looking for opportunities in Data Analyst roles. I graduated with Master of Science in Computer Science. I have about 2 years of experience. Please, feel free to reach out if anyone here could refer or have any leads for referral.
Hello everyone, Happy Thursday! Does anyone have any connections to Nike by any chance? Im looking for someone to have brief coffee chat with to ask about the company culture/what they do because I was considering applying. Thanks!
How do I get better at dynamic programming?
Anyone working with Intuit here ? I have my interview next week for program manager. Please let me know if I can connect with you to know more about the second stage interview process
Interviews are really something... Highest highs off good experiences and lowest lows off rejections. I just might keep doing this as a masochistic pastime 😅
I just got an offer for a system engineer position at a medical school. Although I have been a system admin for a while now. What are some of the task I should be looking to doing. I have been told II have a tendency of overthinking and an overachiever.
What are some of the daily tasks I should be looking forward to handle and complete? And what are some technical task that seem to be overwhelming?
Trying to set up a nice home office camera with multiple displays. Can anyone recommend some options?
Do you think that the tech industry will pull any jobs from GA due to voting restrictions, like Hollywood has? Or any other protesting action?
I work as a TPM for a bank and my aim is to find myself in a product company( currently on a consultants payroll) . I have over 13 yrs of experience in IT and been working as TPM for the last 1.5 yrs. I tried to interview with Amazon 6 months back and failed in the loop. They say per my experience, I qualify for L6 but they felt I had not worked in large projects like they expected. I know for sure this is something about how I portray my experience. How do I get coached to showcase my skills?Amazon
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