This all-in-one job tracker allows you to have a high-level overview, track the status of your apps, stay on top of your recruiting calendar, keep tabs on what action items there are, see all your notes in one place, and stay on top of who’s who. Don’t forget, everything is customizable, tailor it to your liking! For any of those recruiting for PM, I’ve included my handy dandy last-minute interview prep notes. I believe in you! - @evelynshares
💼 Job applications
Use this tracker to add and move applications through the different stages of your job search, I’ve prefilled it with some companies I know hire early career PMs as placeholders. Customize it to your liking!
Add scheduled interviews here, then view them in the calendar. Highly recommend you insert the Google Calendar Pack, just click Insert up to the right to get started.
🗄 Action Items + Notes
Add outstanding tasks below - don’t forget the due date! I’d recommend linking the working doc itself.
Track conversations with leads, recruiters, etc. I took notes for every interaction!
List business or organizations. Sorted by alphabetical order.
Add names of people you plan to connect or meet with.
📑 Interview Quick Ref
Right before I head into interviews, these are the notes I like to review as a last-minute reminder of things to keep in mind. This is for product manager roles! -@evelynshares
Don’t forget to:
Fully understand the problem: ask questions, clarify the scope of the problem Regularly check in with the interviewer: “gonna go with <x decision>, what do you think?” Stay positive and calm, no need to jump into answers, feel free to ask for time to think/write/visualize
Frameworks to keep in mind (not to strictly walk through!):
CIRCLES: Comprehend the situation; identify the customer; report the customer's needs; cut, through prioritization; list solutions; evaluate tradeoffs, and summarize your recommendation. Product Analysis (for metrics!): AARRR: Acquisition, Activation, Retention, Referral, Revenue PEDALS: Process Requirements, Estimate, Design the Service, Articulate the Data Model, List the Architectural Components, Scale
Have these answers ready:
<insert your intro here!> Sum yourself up in under 2 minutes. I like to have this prepared to make sure I highlight all the best parts of me concisely. I personally include a quick summary of current role and impact, a recent achievement I’m proud of, what has led me to the role I’m applying to, and a hobby/passion. My 3 favorite tangible products, and at least one thing I’d improve for each My 3 favorite software products are: <insert them here> <Insert most challenging experience>