You want to become a Product Manager, but you don’t know what salary to expect. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. According to Glassdoor, the average Product Manager salary in the US is $108,992, compared to the Canadian average of $85,000. Still, there’s a variance in salary according to what state you’re in and what experience level you bring to the table. And that’s not to mention the difference that depends on whether you’re at a startup, mid-sized company, or working for big tech. …


Whether you are already a Product Manager or you are just getting into product management, you will want to know the difference between hardware and software product management to decide which is the best fit for you. Depending on your goals as a Product Manager, you may be more interested in salary differences or the comparison of day-to-day life of both product management positions. If you are looking to transition from hardware product management to software product management, we can show you what that may look like as well.

What’s the Biggest Difference?

In both hardware and software product management, mistakes are bound to…


So you’re not happy in your Product Manager job and you’re looking to quit — but how do you quit the right way? Whether it’s your very first job in product management or a long term job you’ve grown into, this article will cover the basics of how to quit your Product Manager job (without burning bridges). After all, you never know when you might meet these coworkers again or need to rely on the network you built here.

First things first, let’s talk about when quitting your Product Manager job is the right move.

Should You Quit Your Product Manager Job?

The first question you need…


The invitation for an onsite Product Manager interview is a moment that every candidate both looks forward to and fears. The onsite interview usually follows two phone screenings or a meeting at a job fair, during which you must demonstrate your talents, experience, and knowledge to the employer. During these first steps, you must demonstrate your talents, experience, and knowledge to the Hiring Manager.

The goal of an onsite interview is for both you and the interviewer to discover more about each other so that you can both decide if you’d be a good match for the position. …


Ideation, planning, forecasting, production, decision-making, marketing, and more: These are the recurrent terms found in a Product Manager’s job description. Sounds overwhelming, right? You’re part of multiple teams, managing stakeholders, expectations, and requirements — all while holding onto the product vision and process. It’s a juggling act that seems to require supernatural time management and planning skills. And some great product management tools.

Like the ol’ magician’s bag, every good Product Manager has a set of go-to tools and tricks to keep all the balls in the air. What are these instruments and how can they make you a better…


Think about the most recent purchase you made. What were your opinions about the brand prior to the purchase? How about after? What was the buying process like? Did you feel valued? Questions like these are critical for experience management platforms like Qualtrics, a global leader in this sector. With Qualtrics, companies can measure and manage customer, employee, product, and brand experiences across all stages and channels of interaction.

Company Overview

Qualtrics is a cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that provides solutions around “experience management” — the process of identifying, quantifying, and improving how customers and other stakeholders interact with a business. The…


Are you a first-time Product Manager dealing with your first go at conducting the annual performance appraisals for your team? Maybe you’re looking to set expectations for your team but don’t know how to measure Product Manager performance. Even though conventional yearly performance evaluations are beginning to phase out, they are still an ever-present aspect at many companies. You’ll encounter them yourself as a Product Manager, and you’ll be conducting them for your team as well.

To ensure you’re keeping up with your own goals and the performance expectations set by your leadership, here’s a guide covering everything you need…


When trying to decide on the next step of your career as a Product Manager, the same choice is faced by Product Managers new and experienced; is it better to take a position in startup product management? Or should your focus be on securing a Product Manager job with an established company? To really understand which of these situations is right for you, it is important to break down the pros and cons of each.

Established vs Startup Product Management: Your Personal Situation

If you’re wondering about startup product management vs product management at an established company, you likely fit into one of four categories that each have…


There could be any number of reasons why you’re not succeeding on your Product Manager job hunt. Still, we’re fairly certain the main challenges you face in mastering how to get a Product Manager job fall into a couple key categories. We’d wager you’re either struggling with landing more interviews, fumbling the interview experience, or failing to convert interviews into offers.

Or maybe it’s simply that you’re stuck trying to boost your confidence? At least 50% of the questions we get here at Product Gym are, at their core, related to confidence. Whatever the case may be, there’s a solution…


So, do you have any questions for us? You’re at the tail-end of the interview and are positive you’ve handled the grilling when your interviewer asks this question as if to conclude. It may seem like an innocuous question brought up by the by, but the way you handle this part of the interview may well determine whether you move forward in the interview process — or even if you get the Product Manager job. Needless to say, having some questions to ask during the Product Manager interview can help you nail this part of the interview.

People often prepare…

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