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I'm entry level (ba equivalent) and have done mostly PMO work in my one year at my firm. Exploring moving somewhere else- what skills/certs would best help my case to a recruiter?

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Strategy/Mgmt doesn’t really love certifications, if you do get certs focus on the PMO focused ones. CAPM and CSM would be semi useful.

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^profit optimization and operations improvement

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You need to get strategy experience at your current firm before talking to a recruiter. They aren’t there to help you make a career switch, they are looking for candidates that match up exactly with their openings

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Please define strategy

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Looking for ba role in strategy/management consulting

Depends on what you want to do. More technical? Functional?

CAPM for more PMO stuff... CSM for development work... Security+ or CISSP(A) for cyber...

Certifications are irrelevant in strategy consulting. I would stay away from PMO focused certifications as well

What is profit optimization to you and what makes it interesting? Not convince that you just have a strategy chip on your shoulder

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