How I transitioned job functions

How I transitioned job functions

Recently, I’ve been advising students and recent graduates. A common consultation request I get is to discuss career transitions, given that I landed in Product Management without the typical background of computer science and business. I hope that my experience is helpful to folks looking to switch functions or industries. Career transitions Here are some…

Google PM Interview – process and preparation

Google PM Interview – process and preparation

I get this question often. What’s the Google Product Manager interview process? How should I prepare? First, it is a lengthy process. Below I distilled everything that I learned about the process before becoming an employee or going through the process myself. If you’re interested in how to prepare for the interviews (steps 3 and 4…

From consulting, customer success to Product Management

From consulting, customer success to Product Management

Three years ago, I transitioned from Customer Success to Product Management full-time. Here is what my résumé included: Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering Healthcare Consulting (3 years) Customer Success Management (1 year) I transitioned into Product Management at BloomReach, a Software-as-a-Service company. It was particularly important to me to do Product Management at a company in…