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Opinion on Companies/Career options !!

Hi all It has been observed that one of the most important areas related to which we face dilemma is the opinion on companies and career options. Few FAQs in this area which have been observed are: * What company to go for, from the avai...
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I have an offer at Oracle financial services for the job of flexcube support and the post given is associate technical analyst.I have 2.3 years of experience in TCS.What's the future and demand of flexcube professional ??Should I accept this role and post??How is the hike and work culture there?Please provide your insights as I need the help asap.

Hi Guys.. I am 2.6yrs exp IT guy at TCS. I have been trying for CAT for the past 2 years but couldn't get decent score. For my current score I may get admission at Amrita Business School, Coimbatore. But please advice whether it will be a wise decision to try my hand at CAT again or join Amrita. Also kindly note that by next year I will have around 40 months experience. Will that have any effect on the admission since am told good institutes prefer candidates of around 24-36 months exp ?

  • @Visag not really u can find many ppl with 3-4 yrs exp in.... 06 Apr '14.
naren mannam @narenmannam 1
@Visag not really u can find many ppl with 3-4 yrs exp in b schools. one disadvantage you might face is after getting into a b school u might find it hard to get into a core finance or marketing company. but getting into a b-school should not be a problem.

Hi All,

I m working with TCS as a software developer (J2EE) for past 3 years. I want to make a switch in my role as well as package.I want to move in as a business analyst or a management consultant. Are there possibilities without doing MBA ? My present CTC : 4.5 L.
I gave CAT this year. My score : OA 90 , QA 97.4, VA: 61. Expecting IMT/GIM to convert.
Any kind of help is appreciated.
  • 4.5l. 18 Jan '14.
  • whats ur current ctc. 18 Jan '14.
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@Grk9 1,015
whats ur current ctc

friends please help which company is good amongst capgemini and techmahindra??

is it gud for a mechanical engineer to start his carrer in chemical plant


I have

10th- 80

12th- 70

Grad- 63(Mech Engineering)

CMAT Rank(Sept)- 95,0 Score:243

Work Ex- will complete 24 months in Jan 2014.... (IT in a US based company, in a very hot skill and they may send me Onsite in 2014end or 2015start)(I dont hate IT) Package - 4.8 lpa

Cant say anything about CAT yet, but still expecting 90-95 %ile

I have filled IMT-G/IMI-D/MDI/

I am thinking of filling Great Lakes(channai and gurgaon) / BIM-T / TAPMI / KJ Somaiya / GIM-GOA which of these should i fill. I want to fill only those in which it will be justified to leave the Job

IMI Batch 2014-16.. Once a Placecommer always a Placecommer 


I am working as system administrator in an IT company with 2.5 year exp with CTC around 4.5lacs. But the technology i work on, is on decline, i dont see any future in it. I have been trying to switch technology, but my managers are not supportive. I have written snap this year and hope to make it to SIMS. SIMS has average package of around 7.75. I am in delimma whether to go for MBA or switch job. Please guide.
  • if possible learn a new technology like big data , hadoop.... 20 Dec '13.
  • switch job. 19 Dec '13.
kranx joy @kranxcitement 214
if possible learn a new technology like big data , hadoop , security then switch job
@Grk9 1,015
switch job

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Hi All,

I have started my career in Jan 2013 in an Ness technologies.I was working in a project as an administrator and DB2 developer. I was happy with the kind of job and developed y interest in DB2 too.

Suddenly after 6 months, i came to know that my project will be changed.

i will have to work in some XML related project (which will of course have some JAVA in it )

now my doubt is that What do you all think is the scope of XML in near future ?Is it good for me to learn XML @the start of my career ?I am really nervous now because Db2 was a boon for my career , as per my seniors opinion.

So please tell me am i going in right direction ? Am i lucky to get a chance on working with XML ?
Thanks !

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I am an Engineer, 2012 Batch pass out. As per the age old custom, I got into a software firm (Accenture). I realised that I did not want to base my life as a developer and immediately got out of the firm after a year of work experience. Now Happily quit the job, and studying for MBA exams - CAT and GMAT

Now here is the dilemma. I am from a family of doctors who have their successful private well-to-do established institutes in Bangalore. I have now collaborated with them and have taken up the role of business developer as my pre MBA goal. I will be working on a short term project in health care industry, pre MBA to present in my MBA essay. However, I do need to be very efficient and credible to handle this project. Hence I am looking for short term/long term courses - maybe finance related, Marketing related or any business development related courses which would help me understand the working of any industry and help raise the profits of the institute and establish a benchmark on it own. However, I am not targeting only for health care but I would rather plunge into many other industries and help with the business solutions. Again for this, I need credibility beyond the Engineer tag.

As I am entirely new to this area, I would want help in deciding the right course related to Finance, Marketing or anything related to pre MBA courses that would help me in :

1.) Project in Health care and other industries

2.) Help me find a better job pre MBA (Probably investment banking or any other financial sector) - I am in no hurry to jump into MBA course right away.

3.) A good story for MBA essay where my efforts really mattered to the institute unlike the corporate software firm (which was like an ocean)

PS - Money and Time for the courses will not matter for me.

As a part of my research I found these courses to be interesting. If I can go about it, how should I? Is it really worth? Please advise.

1.) Chartered Financial Analyst

2.) Financial Risk Management

3.) Professional diploma in Digital Marketing


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