Get a Job in Product Management
By: Cole Mercer & Evan Kimbrell
Duration: 1h 29m
Released: May 9, 2018
Get the product management job you’ve been after. First, learn how to build your resume and your brand so you are positioned to get hired. Then get tips for going on the job hunt and finding the right company fit. Instructors Color Mercer and Evan Kimbrell then explain how to ace the interview, land the job, and succeed once you have your foot in the door. It all wraps up with interviews with two current product managers, Daniel Demetri and David Lifson, who explain what the role entails and what they look for in the perfect PM candidate.
- 1. Prepare yourself for the Job
- 2. Look for a Job in Product Management
- 3. How to Get the Job in Product Management
- 4. After You’ve Got the Job
- 5. Extended Interviews with Current Product Managers
– Cole Mercer is a freelance product management consultant and instructor with over 36,000 students worldwide.
In person, he has taught and spoken about product management in countries like the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Germany, Spain, and the US. In 2018 he launches his first set of courses with LinkedIn Learning on technology and product strategy.
Cole is also a former senior product manager at SoundCloud in Berlin, Germany. Before that Cole was in product roles at companies like Bonobos and Spredfast, and even taught product management at General Assembly in Manhattan.
He likes technology, photography, traveling, watching rocket launches, and motorcycles.
Get in touch with Cole on his website or on Twitter @colemercer.
– Evan Kimbrell is an educator and entrepreneur. His agency, Sprintkick, has developed and launched 100+ apps.
His instructional courses have been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, BusinessInsider, BuzzFeed, Mashable, TheNextWeb, The Daily Beast, and Techcrunch.
Evan is the founder and director of Sprintkick, a full-service, referral-based digital agency based out of San Francisco. Over the past four years he has overseen the development and launch of over 100 web and mobile apps. Clients range from two-man bootstrapping startups to multibillion-dollar Fortune 100s like Wal-Mart, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and GNC.
Prior to Sprintkick Evan worked as a VC for a new firm called Juvo Capital, based out of Los Angeles. He spearheaded the firm’s expansion into Silicon Valley and into the consumer web tech category.
He also co-founded an educational software startup called ScholarPRO, which sparked his interest in online education. Find out more at evankimbrell.com.