Monthly Archives: December 2012

How To Get That Next Product Manager Job (at Google etc…)

About once or twice a week, I get a email or a LinkedIn question from someone asking me about Product Management roles at Google.

I used to spend 15-30 mins in a call with many of these folks, but then I found the following deck created by my colleague Shreyas Doshi which answers the most basic questions that people have:

So, if you’ve been wondering how to get that PM job at Google (or Facebook, Yahoo, Groupon, Zynga and other Silicon Valley tech companies), take a look at that deck and have the basics covered before you shoot a request to me (or your other favorite tech PM).

Here’s another good response – from Edward Ho on Quora:
Read Quote of Edward Ho’s answer to Google: What makes someone a great product manager at Google? on Quora