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Does anyone have any tips for switching from a Business Analyst role to a Product Management Role? Context: I've been in federal consulting for the past two years with a degree in Economics. Thanks!

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Seen a bunch of federal consultants make this switch with 2/3 YOE to tech and fintech. Focus on your project experiences and how relevant to PM and deemphasize the fed piece. Crush any cases.

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Or jump to another firm— I know we are looking for Product folks

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Are you trying to stay within big4?

Not necessarily! I could definitely consider switching to a different type of company.

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