Non-linear careers are the norm, so embrace it

Taking a winding road might just make you better at your job than the ladder climbers

Professional soccer player. Cinema Manager. Recruitment Consultant. Project Manager. Product Manager.

That’s roughly my career path from leaving school to where I am now, and you definitely can’t say that this is a linear career.

What I can say however is that all of these roles have contributed to the knowledge and skills I have as a product manager (with…




Product related roles have grown considerably over the past five years, which means an influx of people who are starting out in a new skills area. Getting Started in Product aims to support these people make the transition.

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Helping people kick start their product management career with product coaching, job application prep, and product resources at

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