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Product Manager Interview Questions in San Jose, CA

Often considered the "CEO" of their product area, product managers oversee the strategy, production, and implementation of a particular product. Because product management teams include members from different backgrounds such as engineering, design, and data design, product managers must have strong communication skills and excel in cross-functional work environments. Expect to answer questions about your management abilities, prioritization skills, and experience working in product. Though not required, technical backgrounds are advantageous particularly when applying for roles at tech companies.

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How will you position the current legacy product considering that the next generation product is beginning to be offered.

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The answer they were looking for was that the legacy product should be offerred tothe price sensitive customers, while migrating other customers to the more expensive, advanced newer product.

what was the one thing that they asked me to do

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What is your 90 day plan? What is your view of this role? Why Cisco? What do you know about this technology?

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How can you improve <insert random product>?

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What is your requested salary?

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Who are Cisco's most important rivals? The question is a bit tricky since you have to understand which group the interviewer comes from. Since Cisco competes on so many fronts, the rivals are almost everybody - Microsoft, IBM, Google, HP, Dell, VMWare, Alcatel-Lucent, etc. However you should focus on those which are most important to the interviewer. Bonus points will be given if you can actually explain why the firms you chose to talk about are more relevant competitors to this business unit than others.

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How will you deal with angry customers

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Very payment specific questions about how credit card processing works customer experience - use case was provided

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Tell me about a time when you took initiative and went above and beyond the scope of a task.

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Would you work for 24 hours a day?

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