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How hard is it to transition from a software engineer to a product manager internally?


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Difficult from what I have heard

Answered - Store Operator (Current Employee) - San Francisco, CA

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A SWE would probably have difficulty leading people and/or projects since most SWEs are heads' down; get it done type of individuals; however, if the SWE is overall gregarious and a natural leader, they will thrive since they have product knowledge.


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It is really a difficult task to transit from a software engineer to product manager as it includes lots of commitment towards work, we should undergo multiple tests, group discussions and interviews.

Answered - Commerce Risk Operations Analyst (Former Employee) - Andhra Pradesh

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Very difficult.

Answered - Sr. Technical Recruiter (Contract) (Current Employee) - Seattle, WA

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