How Informational Interviews Make the Job Search Easier

 
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In this episode, Matt Du Pont, the author of How to Get First Round Interviews at Tech Companies joined us to discuss the power of informational interviews in the job search process.

Matt coaches job seekers in tech on how to be successful in getting the jobs they want - and informational interviews are a big part of this process.

While we focus a lot on product managers in particular, this episode is valuable for anyone looking for a new position.

Read more about Matt’s book here.

 

About Matt Du Pont

Matt Du Pont is a product manager, job search coach, and the author of “How to Get First-Round Interviews at Tech Companies.”

After a disastrously failed job search in 2008, Matt Du Pont started overthinking job searching. By putting tons of effort into the process, he enjoyed a 70%+ success rate in turning first-round interviews into offers from 2009-2018, including offers from Google and OkCupid for product management and from BCG for management consulting. In 2018, he released his first book on job searching, “How to Get First-Round Interviews at Tech Companies”

He has worked as a founder, PM, and salesperson at tech companies since 2010, and coaches job seekers in tech on how to be successful in getting the jobs they want. To learn more about Matt’s coaching, head to unusuallydifficult.com.

Matt has also been a competitive public speaker for 15+ years, and speaks on both funny and serious topics.

Use “Marlow” at check-out to get a discount on Matt’s book.