The power of interviewing above your weight class

BY Alex Hughes on May 27, 2021

“It was really close, but we’ve decided not to extend an offer at this time.” I thanked the Lyft recruiter for her time and asked a few follow up questions on areas where I might be able to improve. After we hung up, I stepped outside and paced along the Cumberland River in downtown Nashville […] Read more »

Product Management: What is the job, really? - Christian Idiodi

BY The Product Experience on May 26, 2021

The job of a Product person is hard to define. We’re a little of everything, depending on the day and what’s needed. The one thing we can all agree on is that it’s never really done. Christian Idiodi—partner at Silicon Valley Product Group—joins us on the podcast to break down what’s expected of us, what […] Read more »

My journey from Software Engineer to Product Manager

BY Ben Golden on May 11, 2021

ADVERTORIAL Throughout my career, I’ve met many people looking to make a jump into product management from a variety of other roles. I try to give them whatever advice I can, but the transition I can speak to the best is that of Software Engineer to Product Manager, as it’s the career move I made […] Read more »

How I got my job in Product: Morgan Beschle, VP of Product

BY Louron Pratt on May 6, 2021

Morgan Beschle has been working as VP of Product at Cureatr for nine weeks after working in product management for 14 years. She explains how she landed her most recent job in product and talks about her journey in starting a new senior product leadership role during a global pandemic. I lead our Product Management […] Read more »

Cracking the PM Career - Jackie Bavaro on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on April 14, 2021

When we talk about product strategy, we often go back to the double diamond approach: identify the problem that you need to solve, then work on creating & optimising a solution for it. There’s a similar approach to Product careers — first, we need to get the job, then we need to excel in it.  […] Read more »

Practical tips when looking for a product role by Nick Charalambous

BY Eira Hayward on April 5, 2021

In this ProductTank London talk, co-founder of recruitment consultants Few&Far Nick Charalambous runs through what makes a good product CV or resume, how to nail an interview, and the art of proactive searching. Few&Far (formerly Knowit) has worked with a range of businesses, including Tesco, JustEat, Transferwise and Typeform, and Nick has been recruiting in […] Read more »

Solving the Puzzle by Hope Gurion

BY Andres Phillips on March 8, 2021

How can product people reconcile their ambition with the reality of what they’re doing right now? In this ProductTank London talk, Product Leader and Team Coach Hope Gurion provides some guidance for job seekers hoping to make the next leap in their careers but unsure about how to get there. The key points of her […] Read more »

Embracing Change as a Career Advantage by Sara Wood

BY Chris Massey on February 12, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Sara Wood, CEO of Kaluza and ex EVP Product of Farfetch, explained how to use change to your advantage as you progress through your career in Product. Watch the 30-minute session in full, or read on for the highlights. Time Moves Forward Sara explains that time and circumstance are […] Read more »

How to Crack the Product Manager Career: Advice From Jackie Bavaro

BY Imogen Schels on February 11, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this interactive AMA session for Prioritised members, Jackie Bavaro, author of Cracking the PM Career, shares what she knows about effectively managing your career in product. Watch the recording in its entirety or read on for the highlights, including: The Phases of a Product Career Making the Move From Director To VP What People […] Read more »

Climbing the Career Ladder Part 2: Senior, Product Lead and Product Director Roles

BY Eira Hayward on January 22, 2021 for Prioritised Members

You’ve spent a few years learning your craft and establishing your skills as a product manager, so where do you go next? This second part in our series looks at what’s needed of the senior, product lead, and director roles of Martin Eriksson’s foundational post Product Management Job Titles and Hierarchy. If you missed it, […] Read more »