Gravitas is crucialStarted in recruitmentin 1995, 10 yearsagency andheadhunting, 8 yearsrecruitment leadershiproles
So What Does an internal recruiter actually do?
Stages of Recruitment• Job Analysis• Sourcing – routes to market• Screening and selection• Negotiating Offers• Onboarding• "The head of recruitment is actually the head of rejection.” Rajeeb Dey, CEO of Enternships.com
Definition of Product Manager I define the role of the product manager first and foremost as the person responsible for defining – in detail – the product that the engineering team will build – Marty CaganProduct management is anorganizational lifecycle functionwithin a company dealing withthe planning, forecasting, ormarketing of a product orproducts at all stages ofthe product lifecycle. - Wikipedia
Things We Can Agree on?• A clear passion for building stuff• Intelligence/problem solving• An ability to objectively analyse a product• An understanding of the importance of the customer experience in a products success• Data driven
How to Hire/Assess?• Product Managers are “already in your organisation, hiding under a different title”-Marty Cagan -• Like for like hiring from competitor ?• Focus on Core Characteristics – challenge to identify from a CV?• Rely on a great cover letter (!)
Stages of Assessment• Screening for agreed core competencies by internal recruiter• Test Stage – data/product analysis/recommendations• Presentation – communication/influencing