Launch Your Career as a Product Manager

If you want to become a product manager, I encourage you to treat your career just like you would a product. Start thinking (and acting!) like a product manager by continuously assessing, improving and measuring all of the different aspects of getting a job.

5-day Resume Challenge: How to make time to work on your resume when you’re too busy

I’ve created a 5 day challenge that will help you manage your time and create your resume quickly and easily so that you can be prepared for new opportunities when they arise.

The secret tricks I used to get a job as a product manager

I became a Product Manager almost 25 years ago when most companies didn’t even have that role. I knew I wanted to be in ‘product’ and ended up negotiating my way in, transitioning from a role in marketing. What did I do up until this time that set me up to eventually become a product manager?Continue reading “The secret tricks I used to get a job as a product manager”

How to crush the first 90 days as a new product manager

As an active participant in several online communities for product managers, one of the questions frequently asked is “How can I prepare to succeed in my new role as a product manager?” I always respond by recommending this book, The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter by MichaelContinue reading “How to crush the first 90 days as a new product manager”

The 3 things you must do to get a job in product management

Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a new role, there are 3 things you absolutely must do to get a job in product management. Getting a job in product management is hard enough as it is. Improve your chances at landing that dream job by doing the three things I’ve outlined below. 1.Continue reading “The 3 things you must do to get a job in product management”

Step-by-step tips for writing an attention-grabbing cover letter

You may be asking yourself, why bother with a cover letter? Maybe you’ve heard most companies don’t care. After all, most job postings include uploading a cover letter as optional. You might believe that since you’re applying online, you only need a resume. While the hiring manager might have indicated the cover letter is optional,Continue reading “Step-by-step tips for writing an attention-grabbing cover letter”

Checklist for crafting the perfect Product Manager resume

Did you know your resume only has 7.4 seconds to make an impression? That’s according to a recent study conducted by Ladders. That’s why I’m sharing my best tips for crafting the perfect product manager resume so that you can improve your odds and land your dream job.