Product talent both Individual Contributors (IC) and Managers are vital to the growth of your startup. Establishing your unique brand identity helps you stand out to potential customers and drives demand. So when you’re growing fast, a mis-hire in these roles can flatten your company's trajectory toward the moon. Don’t let that happen with Yobs' Product Interview Scorecard.
The Yobs Product Scorecard are built around competencies predictive of success in Product. Each kit includes a scorecard with (a) definitions of the competencies, (b) interview questions in the context of Product and if relevant managing a team, and (c) signals to look for in a candidate’s interview answers.
Some competencies are more important than others when predicting performance, depending on the responsibilities of the job.
The Product Individual Contributor (IC) Scorecard focuses on the competencies that matter the most.
Hard working and orderly
Honest and sincere
Pays attention to details
Volunteers for challenges
The Product Manager Scorecard focuses on the competencies that matter the most.
Builds strong customer relationships
Translates vision to strategy
Coaching and developing others
Sets and achieves goals
The following job titles are especially relevant to the Product Manager Scorecard.
Scorecards include a balance of behaviorally- and scenario-based questions. On one hand, past behavior predicts future behavior and future performance. On the other hand, scenario-based questions are more flexible and future-facing to allow candidates to shoot their shot. Taken together, evidence supports a blend of multiple methods to optimize for predicting on-the-job success for Product Individual Contributors.