We all know that starting a new career or transitioning to a new career field can be overwhelming, especially now. I receive several emails a week and the majority of those emails center on getting started in the career field of marketing. I give the usual advice - education, experience and stand out from the crowd.
My marketing career story is somewhat unique - my career path was initially accounting. I was working as a Controller when I realized I was on the wrong side of the ROI. I started my marketing career by consulting. I gained enough experience to show my knowledge as well as build confidence in my own marketing skills. This catapulted my marketing career and now I have the opportunity to do what I love everyday.
What's your story? How did you get started in marketing? Share your marketing career story and help others that are looking to break into the career field of marketing. We know the employment opportunities in our industry are slim, but perhaps we can help a few people get their foot in the door by sharing our experiences and stories.