Tips on New Grad TPM interview @MSFT

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New grad looking for opportunities in data science/analytics or product management.
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Oct 12, 2018 2 Comments

I've got a first round on-campus interview with Microsoft next week. Aiming for a Technical Program/Product Manager type role. Been reading Cracking the Coding Interview and Cracking the PM Interview. Any tips for what to expect and how to prepare?

TC: 30k in student loans.

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  • Microsoft PkgV62
    I am currently a TPM, interviewed last October. I think if you read Cracking the PM interview you are already ahead. Apart from that make sure to do research on Microsoft as a company to understand the sentiment that the employees have towards leadership over the years. In addition if you have a good pulse on the culture and how TPMs work with SWEs you will have good talking points that will definitely improve your odds. Moral of the story is, as a TPM you need to be technical, but also focus on appealing to your audience in the interview.
    Oct 13, 2018 1
    • New / Product
      nicebot

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      Need leads to PM roles in SF. Thank you!!
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      What would the technical interview(s) be like?
      Oct 14, 2018