Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on August 30, 2021.

The end goal for any software product team is to build synergistic products, rather than additive products. After all, when you build a product, you don’t just want to create value through your own product; you also want to…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on July 26, 2021.

Product managers are not just in charge of the products they build — they’re also in charge of the processes and systems around them, as they continue to unlock multiplicative value for their company.

Based on my experiences, I’ve…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on June 28, 2021.

While product managers are responsible for making decisions, they’re also responsible for revisiting past decisions to ensure that those previous decisions are still correct.

And, if those decisions are no longer helpful for the company, product managers are responsible…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on May 24, 2021.

Every product manager faces uncertainty. Whether you’re launching a new product, scaling an existing product, onboarding into a new role, or tackling just about anything else as a product manager, you’ll need to cope with uncertainty.

Why do I…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on April 26, 2021.

I’ve reviewed countless product manager resumes and product manager LinkedIn profiles, and one mistake that I commonly see is that the candidate’s resume and profile are exactly the same.

Your LinkedIn profile should differ from your resume — they…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on March 29, 2021.

To succeed as product managers, we need to demonstrate that we’re effective cross-functional collaborators. One of the best ways to demonstrate that is to obtain a recommendation for your LinkedIn profile.

But, before we can receive LinkedIn recommendations, we…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on February 22, 2021.

A LinkedIn recommendation can significantly boost the appeal of any product manager candidate. After all, it’s a publicly visible recommendation, which means that the recommender has strong faith in the candidate’s abilities.

As product managers, it’s important for us…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on January 25, 2021.

Your LinkedIn profile is one of the first things a product management recruiter will look at. After all, LinkedIn profiles are easily accessible for recruiters, and they’re standardized across all candidates — making them much easier to consume than…


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on December 28, 2020.

As a new product manager, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the newfound responsibilities that you have. …


Article originally published at Product Manager HQ on November 30, 2020.

While nearly every software company relies on product managers, many of them are still learning more about what a product operations team does and what value it provides. Product operations, more commonly known as product ops, is a relatively…

Clement Kao

Product manager, businessman, and biologist devoted to the intersection between tech, business, and life. PM at Blend, Cofounder at PMHQ. Loves to help!

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