2023 Product Job Search Series

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2023 Product Job Search Series

A live online series for product people impacted by the massive layoffs and challenging job environments in 2023.

By Hector Del Castillo

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About this event

A special 4-part series to help job seekers build confidence and find the right product opportunities in 2023. This series is based on Phyl Terry's tried-and-true Never Search Alone approach.

You will learn from product and data leaders and hear real-life stories from practitioners who have successfully found the right role for the next phase of their careers!

Why Attend

This series will help you understand how to use a proven and effective method for product job seekers looking for the right product job in 2023. Developed by Phyl Terry over 20 years, it is based on the feedback, research and real-world experience of over 2,000 product job seekers.

You will learn:

  • Why this methodology can help you find the right product job
  • How to prepare and get started
  • How to conduct product job market research
  • How to build your Candidate-Market Fit
  • How to create a Job Mission with OKRs
  • How to negotiate for budget, resources and support before you accept an offer

By following these steps, product job seekers will be able to convert their fear, envy, insecurity, and dejection into hope, confidence, and motivation. by using the Never Search Alone methodology, product job seekers will increase their chances of finding the right job and setting themselves up for success in their new role.

Part 1: Never Search Alone with Marty Cagan and Phyl Terry

Thursday, Jan 29, 12:00 PM ― 12:30 PM ET

In the debut session, our guest is Marty Cagan, the true guru of product management and a well-regarded thought leader at the Silicon Valley Product Group. We will discuss why you should start your job search with a “Never Search Alone” approach.

Part 2: The Power of Job Search Councils

Thursday, Feb 2, 12:00 PM ― 12:30 PM ET

In this session, our guests are Bonnie Sherman, EVP of Marketplace at Inside Real Estate (and former VP of Product), and Corleen Heidgerken, Director of Product at Glassdoor. We will discuss the Power of Job Search Councils and how you could start or join one to set your job search to a strong start.

Part 3: Finding Candidate-Market Fit

Thursday, Feb 9, 12:00 PM ― 12:30 PM ET

In this session, our guests are Lily Wilson, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Angi, and anonymous “Alan”, VP of Product, who currently leads a large product management team at a Fortune 100 Big Tech company. We will discuss how to find candidate-market fit to land the right job for you – at the intersection of hopes, dreams, and market realities.

Part 4: 4 Legs of the Job Negotiation Stool

Thursday, Feb 16, 12:00 PM ― 12:30 PM ET

In this session, our guests are Andy Cerio, Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase (and former VP of Product at Target) and Gracia Taylor, Product Designer, Dropbox. We will discuss how to negotiate your job offer way beyond compensation, and negotiate for all Four Legs of the Negotiations Stool (compensation, budget, resources, and support).

This is a free online event. Each session will be streamed live, recorded and shared with registered participants.

Can't attend? Sign up anyway to get a link where you can view the recorded session and access the content after the live session.

Co-Hosts: Shyvee Shi, Product Manager, LinkedIn, and Phyl Terry, Author of Never Search Alone & Founder of Collaborative Gain

About the 2023 Product Job Search Series

A special 4-part series with Phyl Terry, author of “Never Search Alone” for product and data professionals who are actively seeking their next dream job opportunity. Sign up to learn from leaders and hear real-life stories from practitioners who have successfully found the right role for the next phase of their careers!

About ProductCamp DC

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About the organizer

Organized by
Hector Del Castillo

A product marketing and management consulting firm that helps executives, senior managers, and product teams transform ideas into insanely great products and great products into a great business that outperforms competitors. We're passionate about building and marketing products customers love to achieve massive business growth.

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