The ultimate guide to product management hiring, Part 4: Make the hire!

Rohit Sharma
Aug 2, 2016 · 2 min read

This post is the final post in the series of “The ultimate guide to hiring PM’s”. Post #1, #2 and #3.

This post is all about the close. What are the key areas you should focus on to make the hire?

Open access to the management team

In addition, open up access to the entire management team all the way up to the CEO. Arrange for calls/in person meetings if she needs to chat with anyone in the organization.

The interview is a very formal process — schedule an onsite social gathering so that she can meet the team in a more relaxed setting and really get to know the team.

Personal touch

To make this work, you have to really talk to the candidate in the interview process and find out what she likes to do for fun, what is she passionate about when she is not at work. This small tweak has had a 100% success rate for me.


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