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Hi, I am 39 yrs old MBA (sales) graduate (commerce background) having 10 yrs of work-experience in varied fields like sales\BD\customer support and service. I have worked for some time in real estate and IT sector also. Lately I fell ill for a year and am still recovering from the illness. During this time I was completely unemployed. Now I seem to have lost the zeal to work again. Please suggest some remedy. Also, given my prior work-experience where should I look for job now?

Ans: Dear Yug,
You have not mentioned the breakup details of your experience in the above fields. I would suggest to stick to the one which suits your expertise and keeps you motivating.
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Hi. I'm a Top Management Professional with the Experience of working as Business Head & CEO in my previous organizations. Have experience in multi Industries , predominantly in FMCG Sector. After leaving the job before Covid, got selected for a couple of opportunities abroad only to be cancelled due to grounded flights. After that Finding it slightly tougher to find those kind of jobs. Long lay off has resulted in poor financial condition too that I cannot start my own business. What do you suggest?
Ans: Hi Sir/ Madam,

Please consider few of the suggestions-

Networking and Industry events- Leverage your networking past and current. Attend workshops of the similar industry this will give insights of the market and trends.

Build your online presence and showcase your skills and experience. Actively engage in industry discussions and demonstrate your experiences and expertise in FMCG sector.

Take up consulting/ contract or a freelance work

Enhance your skills by taking up relevant courses, certifications

Reach out to executive search firms who can guide and help you in getting the job

Also, look for global platforms where you can connect with industry experts and one who cater to senior roles.

Financial planning- given the financial constrain you may want to reconsider and create a realistic plan.

Look for mentorship and guidance within the industry who can help you understand how the markets are trending and also they can help you navigate with their experiences.

Importantly have patience and be self motivated.

All the best


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