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In today’s blog, we will discuss some of the skills you need to be a product manager. Product management is a very vast domain. It requires a potent mixture of hard skills and soft skills. We will talk about both skills in this article. Suppose I am a graduate and I want to get into product management. I need specific skills more prominently at the start of my career, while particular skills will be more critical for me when I have two to three years of experience. Now at the start, obviously, you will be working on the product specifications and would require more technical skills. Soft skills are also much needed, but the emphasis should be more on technical skills. When I say you need technical skills, you do not have to be a coder or developer, but yes, a basic understanding is essential; that is precisely what I…

Product management is an organizational function that directs every stage of a product’s lifecycle, from development to pricing and positioning. It focuses on the customer and the product first. Product managers advocate for customers and ensure the market’s voice is heard to build the best product possible. Product teams can deliver better-designed, more efficient products by paying attention to the customer. Tech is a fast-paced industry where established products are rapidly replaced by better and more innovative solutions. This means there is a greater need for product managers to have a deep understanding of customers and provide tailored solutions. Product management is where it all comes in. As a product team member, I have had the opportunity to work with product managers daily and interview dozens more about their roles. Despite all the advice, I have learned many ways to apply product management principles. Each product is unique, and each…

Today’s article will cover a product requirements document or PRD and share five things to remember when writing this document. If you are applying to associate product manager roles or product internships, PRDs are something that you will be asked about during interviews to share a personal experience.  A few years ago, I was applying to Associate Product Manager Programs or APM. During my interviews, I was asked what a PRD is and how to build a product spec. I had no clue back then what a PRD was because I was not exposed to that in any of my classes in college.  And this is one of the main reasons that motivated me to put this article together so that whenever you’re asked what a PRD is, you can answer that question successfully. If you’re currently a PM or transitioning into this role, this video will help you build…

Product management is a highly respected and challenging profession. As a product manager, one must have an expert understanding of the market, business, and product development and exceptional communication skills as it is one of the most vital parts of the role. It might be the dream job for many.  Whenever you approach a company as a fresher or with some experience, the recruiter first goes through your resumé to determine whether you would be a good fit for the company. Even if you’re skilled and have an excellent experience, you may not get into product management without a good resumé. In this article, chalk out the major areas of improvement to craft an impressive resumé that will help you get into product management. Identify a Specific and Focused Skillset As a product manager, you need to deal with the business and marketing unit, designing unit, product development unit, and…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLVVnn0KAt4 Hey guys, I am Shrey, a product manager at Seekho. I will be doing a series of posts on my experience as a Product Manager and the lessons I’ve learned in my two and half year journey! So let’s start by discussing how you can make a career in product management. I will cover everything from what exactly product management is to the day-to-day responsibilities of a product manager. What is Product Management Before starting, I want to ask you guys what you think is the most crucial role of a product manager. It’s solving the problem of the user. Of course, many others are involved, like the marketing, operations, and business teams. Still, the product manager is solely responsible for ensuring that the users are SATISFIED OR HAPPY and their problem is solved. So, let us take an example to understand this better. Suppose you are the product manager of…