change in career

By singha singha Points: 40 | Level: Starter | Status: [Member]
Posted on: 4/4/2012 11:58:33 AM | Views: 6040 | Points: 30
Dear Sir, i am Hari i am Bcom graduated in 1996, presently i am working with travel industry, i have been working in different industries in different fields of work like marketing, operations, branch head, Techno commercial projects, technical Helpdesk head etc, i have also completed CCNA, MCSA, MCP, ITIL, but somehow due to time constrain i am not able to concentrate my career towards IT , i am very keen to develop my career in IT service management. please advice is it ok to start this career at my age of 39 or shall i continue with my present industry. Hari

Rajesh's Advice on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 :

If you are happy and satisfied with your current job then there's no point in shifting to IT for the sake of shifting. Continue and proper in your present job, build skills to further advanced your career and plan your career path accordingly.

Otherwise, if you are on the threshold, on the brink of getting bored, tired of your mundane daily activity, if work feels like a pressure and things like that, then you do have enough technical skills set to shift to IT.

In IT age is not a factor, what matters is passion for working with technology and business. You just need to get the right break.  

The good thing is you have build an alternate set of qualifications and capability, so you do have a choice of shifting based on your personal evaluation of your personal/work balance life...

Cheers and all the best.

Singha said on Thursday, April 05, 2012

Thanks for your suggestion. really a good one, right now i am really bored with routine work i shall try look for a break in IT.

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