5 Best Books To Help Prepare for a Product Manager Interview

5 Best Books To Help Prepare for a Product Manager Interview

Preparation is critical when you want to get your favourite job as a Product Manager. Let's face it: Product Management is one of the hottest jobs in tech at the moment, and competition is high. Luckily, there are great books that will help you stand out from crowed and succeed in interviews. Since you can't read everything upfront, we've collected the best books for you.

Cracking the PM Interview

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

The Product Manager Interview

The Product Manager Interview

167 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.

304 pages, Impact Interview 2019

Decode and Conquer

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

The Product Management Interview

The Product Management Interview

How to Find the Right Job as a Product Manager and Crush the PM Interview Process
by Alex Willen

Why read?

How do you structure a product requirements document? What are the right metrics to track when you launch a new product? How would you design a ridesharing service for elderly people without cell phones? These are the kind of questions you’ll get when you interview for a role in product management, and this book is here to help you answer them.

158 pages, Independently published 2019

Solving Product Design Exercises

Solving Product Design Exercises

Questions & Answers
by Artiom Dashinsky

Why read?

Practice your product design and UX skills. Prepare for your next job interview. Learn how to solve and present exercises like these, that top startups use to interview designers for product design and UI/UX roles.

Today top companies are looking for business-minded designers who are not just focused on visuals. With this book you can practice this kind of mindset, prepare for job interview, learn how to interview other designers and find concepts for projects for your portfolio.

170 pages, Independently published 2018