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By ravi51934 ravi51934 Points: 95 | Level: Starter | Status: [Member]
Posted on: 7/15/2015 5:18:17 PM | Views: 1022 | Points: 30

My name is Ravi kesharwani. I have completed BCA from Birla Institute of Technology, Meshra in 2009. I am working with EXL since January 2012. My profile is backend for Insurance Process (EXL is BPO organization). I have now total experience in BPO is 3 years 6 months. I don't see any growth in BPO. So I want utilize my degree in IT sector. I want join course related to java or database. Please suggest me what I need to do. Because I didn't have any experience in IT filed and not able to understand some of question is running on my mind.

1. Which course is best for me.
2. Is it good time to move for IT.
3. What are the things I need to do for move to IT.

Thanks and Regards
Ravi Kesharwani

Venkatmanohar's Advice on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 :

Dear Ravi,

Thanks for writing to us. As you are already having 3 years 6 months of experience into BPO, I suggest you to continue in the same field and work hard to reach managerial role. BPO is an evergreen market and you can cherish your career. 

Following are the situations you will face if you want to come to IT:

1. You will be treated as fresher in IT side as you don't carry any experience.
2. You need to compete with experienced people and also have to face questions as well as experienced when facing the interview eventhough you don't have any experience.
3. People will ask why you want to move now after 3.6 years.. Answer you can't say that financially you want to grow. If you want to grow technically then you would have tried may be 2 years back itself.

Still if you want to pursue and try out IT then better learn Java and Hadoop (for Analytics). Now the entire market is going digital so would be better to learn analytics related tools


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Posted by: Ravi51934 on: 7/16/2015 | Level:Starter | Status: [Member] | Points: 25
Hi Manohar,

Thanks for your valuable suggestion. Still I have a little doubt i.e some of my friend doing courses on SAP, So what you say. which one is better Java or SAP. I really want grow my self in IT sector that's why now a days I am analyzing on these things. And which course is best for my future.

Thanks and Regards
Posted by: Venkatmanohar on: 7/19/2015 | Level:HonoraryPlatinum | Status: [PanelMember] [Member] | Points: 25
You can do SAP - WebApps course. Currently SAP - Hybris is the one in form in the Industry. If you want to do this you need to learn Java. If you do Java course then you are like an all rounder. If SAP then your scope is limited to SAP based companies only and at the position that you are in it is slightly difficult.

Posted by: Amatya on: 8/14/2015 | Level:Starter | Status: [Member] | Points: 25
Course + Interest is the Key.. First talk to yourself that in which course you are comfortable and you can do better, then you can go for JAVA, or in C#. For every course you need interest and hard work

All the BEST
Posted by: Kishork80 on: 9/10/2015 | Level:Starter | Status: [Member] | Points: 25
Hi Manoher
It is never late in choosing right career at right if you very well know that you are interested in IT-techincal , go for it .. Technical field is always better than BPO in long run. Plan to join Java initially along with any data base course. As this combination is required to work in any IT company at minimal level as developer. By this time you should have a good communication skill , team work and right attitude. This will help you to grow ... work hard and make your dream true :) all the very best :)

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