I often get asked the question of how do I get a job as a project manager without experience in a specific industry.
It’s hard to answer as many recruiters are looking for different things.
A couple of tips include trying to increase your experience through volunteering or by taking on projects which have a degree of cross-over.
However one of the best tactics is to promote the benefits of having little industry experience but great project management skills.
There is an abundance of research which suggests that project managers with little industry experience actually manage projects better than those who have a high degree of industry experience