What I learned from my journey into freelance product management

BY Liam Smith on April 12, 2024

What I learned from my journey into freelance product management. In 2017, I left my full-time job to work as a freelance product manager. Recently, someone was surprised to learn that I’d done this and started quizzing me. So, I thought I’d share what we talked about in case it’s useful for you too. Starting Read more »

How to kickstart your career in product management

BY Marta Rolak on March 19, 2024

Discover how to break into product management without experience. Learn practical steps to kickstart your career. Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: A guide on breaking into product

BY Eira Hayward on March 3, 2024

Tom Dyson’s post from 2021 looks at some of the actions you can take to land a first job in product management. Read more »

From engineering to product: Felix Watson Jr, Lead Product Manager at Google

BY Louron Pratt on March 1, 2024

We speak to Felix Watson Jr. Lead Product Manager at Google. In our conversation we discuss Felix’s experiences in transitioning from engineering to product, and converse on the state of diversity in product management. Read more »

Laid off? The realities of finding your next product management job

BY Eira Hayward on February 26, 2024

The job market for product people is tough at the moment – the story goes that more people are looking and fewer tech companies are hiring. We speak to some job hunters and recruiters to find out what it’s really like. Read more »

Decoding learning paths for product managers

BY Eira Hayward on January 29, 2024

The range of educational possibilities for product managers has exploded in the last few years. We take a closer look at what’s available and the best ways to learn. Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: A well-rounded personal growth plan

BY Eira Hayward on January 21, 2024

We look back at advice from Mind the Product’s managing director Emily Tate on how product people might develop a personal growth plan in this week’s Sunday Rewind. Read more »

Burnout in product managers: Don't let it happen to you

BY Eira Hayward on January 15, 2024

New year, new you? If you’re in the business of making resolutions then one you should certainly put at the top of your list is that you’ll take care of yourself and avoid burnout. Read more »

How much were product managers paid in 2023?

BY Eira Hayward on December 22, 2023

We’ve experienced a lot of economic uncertainty over the last few years. What’s been the impact on hiring trends and product manager salaries? Read more »

My journey from laboratory scientist to product manager

BY Katherine Byrd on December 19, 2023

The transition from academia to the tech industry, overcoming job loss, navigating a competitive job market, and embracing a new career path. Read more »