A major part of any product leader’s job is to hire a great team. You are only as good as your people, and your people are only as good your ability to recruit. Interviews are a major part of the recruitment process, and yet product interviews are often not given much special attention.
The interview process is where candidates will learn the most about a company. They will find out what their future colleagues are like; how they think and how they communicate. From the questions asked, they will learn what current employees values in colleagues, and what problems they’re currently thinking about.(more…)