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HR Expert - Answered on Apr 22, 2021

Mayank Rautela is the group chief human resources officer at Care Hospitals.
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Abhishek Question by Abhishek on Apr 22, 2021Hindi

Hello Sir,
I am Abhishek, age 41, working in an MNC from last six years, as principal design engineer, electrical, in Mumbai.
I am a resident of Pune with my family settled there.
I have 18 years of experience in electrical design and PLC (programmable logic controller) automation industry.
But due to office politics and partial behaviour from management, I am dead in my career.
I am also getting very less opportunity in PLC automation, hence no new skills additions in my professional area.
 tried hard to change my job but couldn't get any. I also discussed with my manager about my goals and wish to work on PLC automation, but didn't get any major opportunities.
Recently I have got another opportunity in Pune but will have to travel more to foreign locations. I have to travel in my current job as well but the new company is offering better designation, better salary and better opportunities for me to work with new technologies in PLC automation.
However, it is a very small Indian organisation compared to my current MNC I work for.
I am in dilemma whether I should take up the new job or not?
What is your advice?


Hi Abhishek.

If you read my column, you will realise that during this global pandemic I typically do not advise anyone to change their job.

But your case is different as you are getting to work in your area of interest and will also be able to move to your home town.

Do some more analysis and reference check about this new company and management.

If it's positive, then you can go ahead and take this new opportunity.

Today, Indian companies with good management can offer career opportunities far more exciting than any MNC.


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