Degrees Of Ability: Hiring Into Product Management
Jacques Murphy writes:
Product Management is not a job that people can go out and get a degree in. You can get a degree in Computer Science that covers the knowledge you need in order to start out as a programmer. You can get a degree in Marketing that gives you the basic foundation to get started in Marketing or Advertising. But there's no college level degree that I know of out there in Product Management.
This makes it a real challenge to find, evaluate and hire good Product Managers. With so few objective external indicators, you have to define the Product Manager position very clearly and scrutinize candidates to see if they are a good match.
So what do you look for when you want to hire an ace Product Manager to champion your product and move forward relative to the competition?
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