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Any advice for an engineer turned marketer who can't seem to break back through? I was a "hypo" and had a great path but I felt like I needed to learn the biz side and love marketing. I'm a woman and I've watch two other males make this switch and they're already directors. I'm still a manager and at every turn I find there are other women keeping me back that I don't have the "marketing skills" to get ahead (been in mktg for 4.5 years now) I feel lost. Maybe I made the wrong move. 😕

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I had the same experience and it sounds to me like your work is not very supportive of you. ask what you need to do to become director. if they aren't willing to invest in you, shop other companies that will

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Try building a profile as well - will be useful if you want to switch companies too. Don't get discouraged!

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