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Common Product Manager Interview Questions

The more product manager interviews that you attend the more comfortable you will become with the process as a whole.

Over time you will notice that there is a similar format of the interviews along with the questions that are asked and the themes that are focused on. 

What are the most common product manager interview questions?

Here’s a list of some common product management questions that you may come across:

  • What is your favorite product and why?

  • What opportunity is this product not taking advantage of and how would you validate this?

  • What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses as a product manager?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • What do you think the most important skill for a product manager to have is?

  • What is the most successful product that you have launched to date and why?

  • Tell me about a time when you missed a KPI. What was the reason and what steps did you take thereafter?

  • How would you prioritize work among a long list of requests from various stakeholders?

  • How do you work with design and development teams?

  • What do you dislike about product management?

Check out our Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Successful Product Manager (+17 Insanely Insightful Interview Questions) for more product management related questions to help you prepare for an interview. 

Product Management Exercices is another great resource to not only find common product management questions asked at top tech firms (like Google, Facebook, and Amazon) but also see how other product managers would tackle the answers.