Daily Dose 1: The HyperScience PM Interview

#JobInterviewsToday I read a good article about questions that might come up during a job interview for a product management position – in this case at HyperScience. It doesn’t matter if you’re actively looking for a new job or not: these questions help you reflect on your experience as a Product Manager. And you should better have some good answers ready for them!

The Source

Today’s source is a Medium article called „How to Win the HyperScience Product Manager Interview“ by Product Gym. You can find it here:

The Key Learnings

Today’s key learnings are:

  1. New source for PM articles: Product Gym
  2. Interviews focus on your: communication, collaboration, organization and analytical skills and
  3. the experiences/stories they are based on.
  4. Know your expertise and of the people you’re working with: UX/UI, technological basis of your products and market principles.

The Details

I do shamelessly copy and paste the most valuable content of my daily dose of Product Management news here – or as I would rather call it: showing respect by quoting and detailed documentation.

HyperScience Product Manager Interview Questions Round 1

  1. What kind of career opportunities are you looking for at our company?
  2. Can you tell me about a project you designed from scratch or a product that you had to control its launch and its marketability?
  3. What experience do you have with tech companies?
  4. How do you keep your team aligned? Are you the sole Product Manager or do you work with a group of Product Managers?
  5. What are some of your best practices when it comes to collaborating and communicating with developers?
  6. Can you give me an overview of your background?
  7. What are you looking for in your next role?
  8. What do you know about HyperScience and the industries it works in and with?
  9. What do you know about UI/UX design concepts and principles?
  10. Are you familiar with machine learning methods and technologies?
  11. Do you have experience in enterprise software management or in related fields?
  12. What type of analytical software are you familiar with?
  13. Have you had success in any of your previous efforts in increasing performance?

HyperScience Product Manager Interview Questions Round 2

  1. How would you manage a Product Management team? How would you manage local and remote engineering and/or tech teams?
  2. How would you increase the efficiency of your development team?
  3. What are the tools you would use to ensure our product will succeed?
  4. If you come about an early delay in one of your milestones, what would you do?
  5. Describe a situation when you had conflicting responsibilities in a project and how you handled it.
  6. How would you describe our products and what do you think we can change in our current Product Management Strategy?
  7. What would you do if someone came to you wanting to know about our software and its applications in the work field?
  8. How would you build a product management plan around our product?
  9. What are your experiences dealing with users and handling their concerns and questions?
  10. Have you done projects that were intended to gather user requirements from a number of various sources and built a compelling product vision?

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