I currently work in SaaS software implementation and really want to break into product management. I am finding it hard to get interviews. I feel that I have a ton of transferable skills - agile delivery, customer insights, working with ui/ux, engineering, marketing, business, IT to get something shipped and more. Anyone willing to help me out? Review my resume?

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Just accepted an offer for a PM role in industry. Took 12 months, about 10 applications to companies I felt I could add serious value to (not just generic applications).

Re-wrote my entire CV and framed each role I've had to be product related, maximising the relevance to PM skills.

Pick the companies you're less interested in for interview and case study practice. Use that feedback from failure. Ensure your next consulting projects give you that experience.

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Thanks, any chance you would be willing to chat?

See if the software you implement has openings in product, I’m assuming you likely implement something worth talking about so it’s not unrealistic to assume they have product openings

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Gotta do, what you gotta do, just keep dreaming of that product manager at google position making half a milli

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The easiest way to break into product management is to do it at your current company. You already know the product and you can start picking up the product skills you need usually without losing salary. After a year or two you could move elsewhere pretty easily.

It’s harder to break in break in by applying elsewhere. Getting certified can help get a role. Either AIPMM or Pragmatic Marketing are good ones.

I made the switch from software business analysis to product management within my company after I got my MBA 20 years ago.

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I am in the same boat OP. Would love some advice from anyone that had made a similar jump?

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