Am I ready for Career Transformation?
Dream role: The one you're passionate about & gives courage on the path forward!
Identify your strengths & weaknesses.
Interview your peers, managers to validate your strengths.
Have a plan to leverage strengths and work on improvements to be ready for your dream role.
Find a Mentor
A good Mentor is invested and rallies for turning your goals into susses.
Find a mentor at Work, on the Linkedin network, or in your manager.
Mentor-Mentee relation goes hand in hand, so prepare really well to get the right support.
Interview prep is a SKILL.
Practice a lot through mock interviews.
Shadow a Product manager to learn the day-to-day job.
Try rotation programs to learn more about the role.
Focus on strengthening Core PM Capabilities/skills like Analytics, Business Acumen, Leadership, Strategy, etc.
Prepare your resume & cover letter capturing key experiences from previous roles.
Network wuth the recruiter or employees in various roles at the company.
While applying for jobs, understand company strategy, wins, potential improvements.
Prep on questions for the hiring team, recruiter.
Online learning sites
Risebabove the noise
Web UI design patterns
Mobile UI design patterns
Cracking the pm interview
The pm handbook
The Design of Everyday Things
Getting Things Done
Ben Horowitz - the hard thing about hard things
User Stories Applied by Mike Cohhn
Decode and conquer.
Harini Nunduri, fmr LinkedIn Product Leader.