Non-Traditional Career Pivots

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What are your guys thoughts on the health and fitness industry? Considering something more fulfilling to do with my life

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Hey guys, recent grad with a bs in bio. Trying to break into sales as an SDR/BDR in a large SaaS company (salesforce, aws, zoom etc) but finding it rather hard even after networking. Got one interview… more

Hi guys/gals: looking for advice to switch from tax to Tech Consulting. Any pointers/certifications/etc.?

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Project manager working in the construction services industry 7yoe plus hold a PhD in mechanical engineering. Want to pivot to consulting. Any mentors out there with some suggestions? Based in Canada.

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Hey guys! Went to college with full intention of getting into medical school. Graduated right before the pandemic which gave time to think long and hard about going to med school. Decided I was doing … more

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Four people helped this past month! 1️⃣ Deloitte Dallas -> Bain Boston 2️⃣ Nutritionist -> boot camp -> UI/UX 3️⃣ Deloitte Seoul -> Interviews at McKinsey and BCG 4️⃣ Schlumberger -> S… more

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Did this thread go dead? 😂

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Hi. Lawyer of around 8 years (both big law and inhouse experience). Finally decided to accept the sunk costs as I have never been happy with my job. After doing some serious soul searching, I want to… more

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12 YOE. Began career in Big 4 audit with some transaction advisory, went to PE backed portfolio company doing the whole 9 years from FP&A and Management Reporting to M&A Integration/Consolidat… more

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Hi I have 1 YOE in economic consulting, strong data analytics experience and I’m trying to pivot into tech. Anyone who’d be willing to share advice on breaking in?

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Thanks for starting the bowl John. Huge fan of BCG Texas. Book recommendation for career switchers - Herminia Ibarra's "Working Identity" I had a mentor recommend it to me and I'v… more

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Consultant for nearly 7 years (combination of Strategy, Ops and Tech mostly within FS) looking to pivot to a startup in a different industry

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Hi-media planner looking for media consulting/TMT verticals. Anyone care to talk ?

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Does this bowl also allow someone who is not in consulting but wants to go into tech?

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I have been working in management at an industry job for 10+ years and I would like to pivot to consulting. Are there any certifications that I should pursue before interviewing? Any other advice is w… more

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New member! I have a career consulting business on the side and would love to connect with those who are looking for help.🙂

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Hello, I have left consulting career to build a portfolio of careers. I am a founder of Life Startup, we do future workforce and employee wellbeing as well as work with individuals helping them design… more

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Hi, I'm looking for a mentor so I can pivot from e&i to software and devops. I love figuring out how things work. To me it is all a big mysterious puzzle to figure out and make work. I love se… more

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Thanks for starting this bowl. I am fairly new to fishbowl and I would consider myself a non-traditional candidate for consulting, looking to pivot out of industry. Would love to get some help and be … more

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