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Any advice on moving from advertising to tech?

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☝️this. Also try reaching out to specific recruiters in the org you want to go into since a lot of recruiters cover certain orgs/areas instead of the whole company. Or you can try to get a referral from alumni working there or someone here on FishBowl. May not always land you an interview but you never know. Also note, you might have to do some sort of test so be prepared for that. Interview cycles are pretty intense with the final interview usually involving a presentation (given by you) and possibly multiple one-on-ones all in the same day.

Commenting cuz I’m interested into moving in-house too

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What type of role and what type of tech. My advice would is to be clear on skills and capability needed to be successful. Some roles sound like they would be the same as agency roles, but are more technical. So it really depends what you are doing now and what you plan to do in “tech.”

It’s a lot easier to get in the door as a freelancer and then switch to ft then it is to just go straight to ft

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