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I'm not even a year in, but I am trying to find a way to advance my career as fast as I can. are certifications better than an MBA degree? if so, then which would you recommend? thanks everyone!

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Slow down and enjoy learning the job. Right now you should be focused on learning the job and what you like and don’t like. Then you can focus on a cert that makes sense.

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Data science

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PMP cert

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What profession are you in?... what do you want to do?... like... the answer is totally different between “I’m in tech consulting, want to do strategy” and “I’m risk advisory, want to be a product manager"

I studied Lean Six Sigma. But went into marketing and never used it. When I was temporarily trying to break into the field, I felt that every company wanted experience (ie: internships). I wasn't coming from consulting any sort of supply chain/procurement background other than a few MBA classes.

Data Analytics degree MBAs are a dime a dozen old news

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