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Product Manage Your Career Through Changes and Transitions

Posted by Grace Hu-Morley on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, In : Career 

We all need to anticipate for change whether we have a job or are in between jobs.  Change is stressful but it is how you deal with change that can bring you success.  To survive and succeed you must sense change, make sense of change, and respond to change.

Product managers and product marketing managers have an advantage when it comes to managing change.  For the products you manage, you are already (or should be already) monitoring the market for trends, updating your product offerings t...
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Product Management Job Trends

Posted by Grace Hu-Morley on Monday, December 1, 2008, In : Career 

The number of product management jobs has decreased by 19% since April 2007.  The good news is that the number of job postings per capita in San Jose, CA is the highest in the country according to Indeed.  Also, there are more product management positions posted than product marketing or other outbound marketing disciplines.

Product Management, Product Marketing, Product Manager, Product Marketing Manager trends

According to Simply Hired, average Senior Product Manager salaries in Silicon Valley is $121,000.  Indeed states that the average Senior Product Manager salary of $117,...

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Transitioning from engineering to product management

Posted by Grace Hu-Morley on Friday, October 17, 2008, In : Career 

Many engineers have come to me asking for advice on how to get into marketing.  I first find out why they want to make the switch to the "Dark Side" and their expectations of the position.  If these engineers still want to transition into product management after I've provided them the gory details of what the role entails, my advice is for them to build their marketing skills and experience.

One option is to find positions, like technical marketing, that will allow engineers to build their...
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