Acing the Product Management Interview

Alexander Hipp
Jan 11 · 3 min read

Becoming a Product Owner / Manager is hard. It is one of the hottest jobs in tech right now, and the competition is enormous. How you still stand out from the ground and succeed in an interview you can learn with the following books and articles from industry leaders.



Cracking the PM Interview

How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology
by Gayle Laakmann McDowell & Jackie Bavaro

Why read?

This book will teach you how to answer questions like “How many pizzas are delivered in Manhattan?” or “How do you design an alarm clock for the blind?” and more.

364 pages, CareerCup 2013

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The Product Manager Interview

164 Actual Questions and Answers
by Lewis C. Lin & Teng Lu

Why read?

The book contains fully solved solutions so readers can learn, improve and do their best at the PM interview.

300 pages, Impact Interview 2017

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Decode and Conquer

Answers to Product Management Interviews
by Lewis C. Lin

Why read?

Get Decode and Conquer, the world’s first book on preparing you for the product management (PM) interview. Author and professional interview coach, Lewis C. Lin provides you with an industry insider’s perspective on how to conquer the most difficult PM interview questions.

206 pages, Impact Interview 2013

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Solving Product Design Exercises

Questions & Answers
by Artiom Dashinsky

Why read?

Learn how to solve and present exercises, that top startups use to interview designers for product design and UI/UX roles.

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