You must have heard your neighbours, relatives and your parents repeat the phrase “After IIT everything is set” multiple times while growing up. However, the fact of the matter is that even if you make into the prestigious IITs, it is not easy to get your dream job after 4 years of slogging. Vivek Sharma now an IIT Mandi alum went through the same problem. Even after being part of his college’s placement cell, he found it difficult to land his desired role, Product Management. He had to work really hard to get to the Product Manager role at Gaana, where he is today. This video is a perfect example of the phrase, “work hard till you succeed.” If you are someone who also has a product management dream in their eyes, then this video is a must-watch.
- Vivek talks about how he scored a Toppr job without college placement.
- He talks in detail about product management, skills required, types of product managers, and things that you can read to become a good product manager.
- He talks about the struggle of a product manager.
- Vivek also talks about how even after the consumption of Gaana is more during the COVID-19 lockdown situation, the monetization aspect is still a problem.
- Lastly, he gives tips to current students on what to do and what not to do.