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Facebook Product Manager Interview: What to Expect and How to Prepare

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SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Facebook Product Manager Interview (Second Edition) What to Expect The Facebook PM interview has standardized across three components: Product SenseGood Facebook PMs innovate beautiful products that solve big, messy user problems. Product sense is Facebook’s term for a candidate's product design abilities. In this article, I'll use the terms product sense and product design interchangeably. Example questions include: How would you improve the Facebook News Feed? How would you design Facebook Events 2.0? How would you redesign Facebook Pages? ExecutionGood Facebook PMs get things done and make critical decisions. Facebook’s term for this competency...

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Amazon STAR Method: What is It & How to Use It

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SEE ALSO: Sample Answers for the Amazon Leadership Principles Interview During the Amazon interview, you should absolutely expect behavioral interview questions based on Amazon's Leadership Principles.  The Amazon recruiter may recommend that you prepare for the interview using the STAR method. In this article, I'll explain what STAR is, how to use it, and what you should do before an Amazon interview. What is the STAR Method? STAR is a Way to Answer Behavioral Questions The STAR method is a structured way of answering behavioral interview questions. Behavioral interview questions usually start with "Tell me a time..." or "Give me an example..." ...

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Google Product Manager Interview: What to Expect and How to Prepare

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SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Google Product Manager Interview (Second Edition) I worked for Google from 2006 to 2008, and I interviewed hundreds of Google candidates. What to Expect There are five components to the Google product manager (PM) interview: Product design. Google PMs put users first. PMs are zealous about providing the best user experiences. It starts with customer empathy and always includes a passion for products, down to the smallest details. They can sketch a wireframe to convey an idea to a designer. Sample questions include: How would you improve Google Maps? How would you reduce Gmail storage...

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Facebook Product Sense Interview: What Is It and How to Prepare

SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Facebook Product Manager Interview (Second Edition) We are thrilled to have a guest post from Ayan Halder. Ayan is an experienced technology veteran with experiences spanning both product management and software engineering roles. His experience includes TeleSign, a digital identity and programmable communications company, and Tata Consultancy Services, the venerable tech consulting company. Ayan holds multiple degrees including an MBA from the University of Rochester's Simon Business School. What is Facebook's Product Sense interview? Facebook product managers own and manage global-scale products. They are navigating constant ambiguity when it comes to problem-solving. They think about their product 24x7...

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Amazon's Leadership Principles Interview: What to Expect and How to Prepare

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SEE ALSO: Sample Answers for the Amazon Leadership Principles Interview By GerardG Amazon plans to create 100,000 jobs by mid-2018; their recruiters will be working hard to find the best and the brightest. Regardless of what role you apply for, technical or non-technical, they will ask you interview questions that relate to Amazon's Leadership Principles. In the article below, we'll explain: What is the Amazon leadership principles interview Why they'll ask you leadership principle questions, regardless of role 3 ways you can prepare for the Amazon leadership principles interview, including a special worksheet you don't want to miss What to Expect:...

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