How to Crack Product Management Interviews? | Bijan, Founder of PMExercises & Product Monkey AI

Product Unfiltered

18-10-2023 • 43 mins

In this episode of Product Unfiltered, we had the privilege of hosting Bijan, the founder of PM Exercises and the mind behind Product Monkey. With over a decade of experience in product management, Bijan shared invaluable insights on "How to Crack PM Interviews." Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your journey in product management, these tips are invaluable for your career growth. Key Takeaways: The Evolution of PM Exercises and Product Monkey: Bijan's journey from a personal project to platforms helping product managers practice and gain clarity in project scopes. Standing Out in the Pre-Interview Phase: Tips on showcasing your skills, aligning with company goals, and emphasizing domain expertise. The Role of Practice in Interview Preparation: The importance of practice, balancing "Siloed" preparation with mock interviews, and adapting frameworks to specific questions. Navigating the Interview Process: Strategies for virtual and in-person interviews, understanding startup vs. large company interviews, and preparing for cross-functional evaluations. The Interview Process in Detail: A breakdown of typical interview stages and how companies like Google assess candidates. Post-Interview Considerations: Asking insightful questions, sending thank-you notes, and tips on salary negotiations. Salary Negotiations and Handling Differences: Approaches to collaborative salary discussions and handling differences professionally. A Final Piece of Advice: Engaging with products to gain experience and determine your fit in the product management field. Bijan's expertise offers a comprehensive roadmap for success in product management interviews. Don't miss this episode and stay tuned for more captivating discussions on Product Unfiltered. Subscribe, like, and hit the notification bell to stay updated with the latest insights and interviews in the world of product management.