I’m ready to leave consulting but I don’t know what the right path is and I’m worried about making a mistake. I have 2 YOE but a lot of the product and marketing roles that I am interested in say 4-5+ YOE required.
Do I stay in consulting just to gain more YOE? Do I leave now and apply to related roles but plan on leaving in 2-3 years?

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As someone in marketing who interviewed to exit for yesrs, they very much care about practical experience which realistically you’re not getting in consulting (maybe if you’re at ACN/DD/McK as they have strong marketing arms but even then, not really the experience most larger tech companies want). Jump to an intermediary company who can give you ACTUAL marketing experience (not consulting marketing, very different) and then jump from there.

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You’re welcome. Good luck, don’t get discouraged, and get the hell out of consulting 🙃

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Why are you worried about making a mistake? 2 years is pretty standard time to start looking.

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People reinvent their careers even after 10+ YOE. Move on from consulting if you do not enjoy it. Learn what about consulting you disliked and avoid the same in your next job.

im in the same boat!

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