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Don’t try to get a job and make a career transition at the same time in bad economy

February 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Lately I have talked to several friends and acquaintances who are actively looking for jobs. They share one thing in common: they have been laid off by their previous employers. But, instead of feeling bitter about the experience, they’re using it as a turning point to find something better and more fulfilling. To certain extent, […]

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Tags: Career Transition · Recruiting & Job Hunting Publishes How To Become A Product Manager

November 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that I just finished writing How to Become a Product Manager premium report. Why did I write this report? Because over the years I have met many people who were struggling to make a career transition to product management. It shouldn’t be that hard. This report tells you the good, bad, […]

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Tags: Career Transition · Product Management

Career transition from software developer to product manager

March 13th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Question from a reader I’ve been a software developer for seven years now. I’m getting tired of coding. I’d like to transition to product management. What should I do? My answer Making a career transition is never easy. The key is that you must leverage your strength while identifying opportunity to demonstrate you’re  capable of […]

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Tags: Career Transition · Product Management

8 Things you should do if you feel stuck in your career

January 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Take a Outward Bound wilderness course.  From over protected teenagers to stressed-out young professionals who are having quarter life crisis to mid-career professionals who are searching for purpose and meaning, I have known people from all age groups telling me that their Outward Bound experiences were transformational and life-changing. If you’re a mid-career professional, I […]

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