Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The Great Debate: Resolve

I have a situation here and I have to decide within this week. Resolve:

Current Job - Great Organization, Great Work, Nice Team, Lot of friends in the city and especially my younger sister came to the town recently, decent pay, Bad job title (Software Engineer which I am not working as, and management couldn't change it), "May" get a trip to US before December (my own visa got rejected so looking forward to visit schools)

New Job -  Great Organization (More known), Better Brand Reputation, New City - hardly know anyone, May get a month's break between jobs - will get more time to complete apps and prepare for CFA level 1, Very good pay (best by industry standards),and best part is Great Job Title (Specialist - they were looking for six years work ex but they are hiring a 3-year, may be a great thing to highlight in resume if I m called for a B-School interview)

Please help me with your vote.

5 comments:

  1. aha ... Go for the best . But I recall from somewhere I learnt that humans end up doing what they really want to do, no matter how much others advice or crib .
    All the best, lady ! :) Btw, how are you balancing your job, MBA apps, CFA . Seems hectic but looks like u r on right track. :)

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  2. title doesn't matter - maybe pay does to some extent. where do you want to be a few years from now, and which job takes you closer to that place? when you move, you will make new friends - and you need not jettison the old- so that's an added bonus! if you stay, you will continue in a place that you seem to like, at least as of now... toss a coin, heads you go, tails you stay. the result of the toss does not matter - what matters is what you desperately wish it will be, heads or tails, just before it falls!

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  3. Sir,I am speechless....Resolved!

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  4. "what matters is what you desperately wish it will be, heads or tails, just before it falls! "
    best piece of advice i've heard in a long, long time.

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  5. Thanks Shivraj and Tray for finding out time to visit the blog.

    @Shivraj, I have not yet started with CFA preparation and not yet enrolled actually. Still thinking. Apps and Jobs it is these days.

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