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How To Land Your First Job in Product Management with Paul Napper

‘THE PRODUCT EDGE’

Date: 10 August 2020

Name of show: The Product Edge

Episode # 1: How to land your first job in Product Management 

Episode summary:

In this first episode of The Product Edge, Jade Bennett speaks with Paul Napper, a seasoned Product Leader and founder of Paul Napper Web Design. Paul has worked across Product Management for over a decade in some of Australia’s most iconic organisations such as Fairfax Media, BigCommerce and SafetyCulture, just to name a few.

Jade and Paul discuss the steps you can take to land your first job in Product and some of the skills you should be developing to get there. Paul shares his personal experiences working in Product Management highlighting what has worked successfully, and also what some of the challenges you’ll likely face as you navigate this ambiguous career in Product.

In this episode, you’ll discover: 

✓    What makes a great Product Manager;

✓    How to land your first job in Product Management;

✓    The hard and soft skills you’ll need for a successful career in Product Management;

✓    What to expect in your first Product Management role;

✓    Finding value and purpose in your Product career.

Access the resources mentioned in this episode and connect with us…

Resources: 

●     Product Capability matrix: email hello@theproductedge.com.au for your copy

●     OKR software: visit https://www.inorbit.io/  

●     Watch ‘The New Hustle’: https://youtu.be/SN0NlchcUS8 

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Website: www.paulnapper.com.au

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About your host, Jade Bennett

Having spent over 15 years helping Product leaders build high-performing teams across Asia Pacific and the UK, Jade understands how diverse and broad the Product Management sector is. Not only is she your host, but also the founder and owner of boutique talent agency, Middleton Executive, specialising in the recruitment of Product professionals across APAC, and is a self-professed Product Management geek.

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