The product manager staffing strategy is a “meta-process,” and it involves several steps. Here, in sequence, are the nine steps that describe an effective model for product manager staff planning:
Step 1. Assess the current population of product managers.
Step 2. Segment the population into logical groups.
Step 3. Determine the need for domain or technical expertise.
Step 4. Calculate the market pay scales.
Step 5. Identify the required interrelationships.
Step 6. Validate or rewrite job descriptions.
Step 7. Improve interviewing procedures and protocols.
Step 8. Introduce competency assessments into the recruitment plan.
Step 9. Decide to decide: improve hiring decisions.