Why You’re Not Hearing Back From Recruiters?

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Every day, I hear from a lot of aspiring product managers who say they’re applying to jobs but not hearing back. If you’re facing a similar challenge, today’s podcast is for you.

Hi, my name is Sachin Sharma, and I have 10 years of experience in product management. I’ve also mentored over 1,000 aspiring product managers. Today, I’m going to share five basic yet magical ideas to make your online application stand out from the crowd.

Step 1: Add some product experience

You might be thinking, “But I don’t have any product experience.” Don’t worry. There are a few ways to gain product experience even if you’re not currently in a product role.

  • Volunteer your time to work on a product at a startup or non-profit organization.
  • Analyze products online or offline and publish your views on them.
  • Develop your own product using no-code tools.
  • Write blog posts or create videos about product management.

Any of these activities can help you showcase your product management skills and build an audience.

Step 2: Make a stellar resume

Your resume is your first chance to make a good impression on potential employers. Make sure it’s well-written, formatted, and tailored to the specific job you’re applying for.

Here are a few tips:

  • Keep your resume concise and to the point.
  • Highlight your most relevant skills and experience.
  • Use keywords throughout your resume so that it’s easily searchable by applicant tracking systems (ATS).
  • Have your resume proofread by a friend or colleague.

Step 3: Build a strong network with hiring managers and talent acquisition people

Networking is one of the best ways to find job opportunities. Get to know hiring managers and talent acquisition people at companies you’re interested in working for. You can do this by attending industry events, connecting with them on LinkedIn, and sending personalized messages.

When you’re networking, be genuine and helpful. Offer to help people with their projects or connect them with other people in your network.

Step 4: Tell the digital world that you exist

In today’s digital world, it’s important to have an online presence. Share your learnings, ideas, and case studies on social media and your own blog. This will help you build a reputation as a product thinker and leader.

Step 5: Apply with a product strategy doc, case study, or product teardown

When you apply for a product manager job, go above and beyond by including a product strategy dog, case study, or product teardown along with your resume. This shows potential employers that you are serious about the role and have the skills and knowledge to succeed.

Product management is a vast and ever-changing field, so it’s important to keep learning. Read blog posts, watch videos, and attend conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies.

I hope you found this podcast insightful. If you’re interested in learning more about product management, be sure to check out my free training on Catchupwithsachin.com/saw-live.

Take action, and I would love to serve you more in my community.

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