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Soft Skills Trainer - Answered on Mar 27, 2024

Maxim Emmanuel is the marketing director of Maxwill Zeus Expositions.
An alumnus of the Xavier Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai, Maxim has over 30 years of experience in training young professionals and corporate organisations on how to improve soft skills and build interpersonal relationships through effective communication.
He also works with students and job aspirants offering career guidance, preparing them for job interviews and group discussions and teaching them how to make effective presentations.... more
Ajinkya Question by Ajinkya on Mar 26, 2024Hindi
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I am in the Pharmaceutical manufacturing company working for last 13 years,age is 37yrs. Got stuck in the same company without substantial growth wrt to personal and economical. Now when seeing possibility for job change there are not much opportunities available right as I have manufacturing background. Now the Pharma companies does not want to pay more and are not interested to take the guys like me. Bcoz of high package although if compared to other industries our packages are far more less ( Current package 11L Pa). Now what should I do skill enhancement or get out of job. Bcoz when iam looking forward to my future it's looking dark from the aspects of financial security. What should I do.

Ans: What's the job,that you are doing, it's not very clear, except you are saying manufacturing background are you technically skilled, then I am sure there are more than one opportunity available!

Try Thermo Fisher Scientific,Samy Labs,Glaxo, J&J.. go directly to the websites apply

Skill enhancement ...communication skills, can be developed!
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