I am interested in switching to Product Management for a tech company but not ready to jump ship yet. Currently I am a Advisory Senior Associate and have the opportunity to take on a Project Manager role at my current tech client. This is not where I want to take my career but I will do it if it may increase my chances of breaking into Product in near future. Would having such on my resume/gaining this experience help? Do recruiters looks for this? Thanks in advance.

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For additional insight, I’ve gained strong technical skills by building & implementing my clients software for the past 2+ years. I’m aware product/project are very different but I am wondering if a project manager role will help give me the strong leadership/business experience to add to my existing tech knowledge and eventually break into product.

Apologies for the late reply but thank you for your response! Super helpful.

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