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Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology


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Total Pages: 366

Book Description:

Gayle Laakmann McDowell is a software Engineer, author, and founder. She wrote several books on career development and is best known for Cracking the Coding Interview series. This series includes Cracking the PM Interview, Cracking the Tech Career, and The Google Resume. 

Cracking the PM Interview is a book written by Gayle Laakmann McDowell, where she demonstrated how someone could land a Product management role from a startup to a giant tech company.

She obtained her education at the Episcopal Academy and the University of Pennsylvania. In 2005, Mcdowel earned her Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering degrees in computer science. 

Gayle Laakmann started her work as a software engineer for Google. After that, she joined a small venture capital-funded startup company and became the Vice President of the engineering department. She received a degree in Master of Business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Consequently, she started her own business called CareerCup.com that is helpful for those who want to prepare themselves for interviews. Her first book was released in 2008, Cracking the Coding Interview. This book was written to help people regarding technical job interviews. 


She also provided solutions to examples of coding interview questions. Her book, Cracking the PM Interview is written to help product managers, and Cracking the Tech Career is for those going to join tech departments.

McDowell’s work is being covered worldwide, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, So the Guardian, Fast Company, and U.S.News & World Report. However, she gave a speech at different forums, including the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science Masters Commencement, in 2016. 

How would you determine that How many Pizzas are delivered in Manhattan? What would be your approach to design an alarm clock for blinds? Which software do you like and the reason behind this? Furthermore, You will get all the answers to these questions after reading this book. 

This book makes you able to tackle the companies that vary from one another. You will learn how you can make your existing experience translate. Moreover, With the excellent cover letter and PM resume’s best appearance, this book answers all behavioral questions, technical questions, and pitch. 

If you need any assistance or help regarding PM interviews or any other interviews, you should read this book. You can download this book from the link given below. However, you can read this book online if you want.

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