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Feeling pretty lost on what im working towards.... currently succeeding as a business analyst in implementation, but really don’t enjoy the work. Seems like there is good money If I keep on the business analyst track. Just not sure what other areas a business analyst could pivot to, as even the good money isn’t a big enough reason to keep growing in this role. Good reviews, praise from client, etc. but just not looking to continue this path. Any suggestions?

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First, not liking your job sucks. You deserve to be happy and should really think about what your dream job would be. Don’t pick an organization but what you want. Second, BA work is very valuable and while it sucks it is very valuable down the road. I’m about to leave consulting and become an entrepreneur. My years ago as a BA have taught me so much on how to approach problems and quickly organize processes. While it can be tedious and def. overboard for a young startup - the thinking is very valuable.

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PM work would couple well with BA work from a business point of view. Good to have both skill sets for moving to other areas of a project.

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