Hi Fishes, I’m in a dilemma. Please help me out.

I was working as a software engineer and doing development cuz i loved doing it. Now i recently joined this new org in finance domain with business analytics as the role and everyday i think is this decision right! How do i know if this is good for me or it’s not! I just started like 1.5 months back and i am still thinking this.
How do i evaluate, salary is okay bt I’m not getting that interest atleast for now plus i don’t have any offers too.

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What kind of development you were doing earlier ?
What is total experience ?
How did you land up in this new job ?
What's your educational background?

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So you landed up in this role 5 yrs early , people get this at after 6-8+ years of exp or early only in case they are from premiere institutes.
Now, if you think you can be a great coder then an architect amd command extremely well salary then do back to dev.
This is a business role and you can do it only when you have interest

There's a subtle difference being good at something and loving it , and also being good at something but not exactly loving it.

Either of them is fine, as they pay the bills, but if you're not passionate about something you'll feel like it's a dead end job.

The questions you need to be asking yourself is stuff like, am I satisfied with the salary? Is it fair for my experience and the work I do? Am I learning something new and growing in a direction aligned with my long-term goals? Or atleast short term goals?

I don't think anyone here can say that whether you've made a mistake or not, but If I were you this is how I'd evaluate it. Also maybe ask what is it that's missing in your current role and why you switched?

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I guess so! Thanks for the help. It definitely means a lot. 🙌🏻🙂

Same question i have...i have started with new role 1 week back...sometimes i feel is it right for me? May be its bcos we have worked in specific domain for long time...

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It can be a possibility bt i don’t know as if how would i perform. There is something constant in my mind saying u have to do this cuz this place is new n stuff which pressurises me and sometimes I’m just blank about these things

It's a significant change in role. You must do it for good reasons. A senior person in business analytics will be expected to lead delivery of insights, understand business domain, communicate information up and down, influence business decision makers etc. If some of this bothers you then think further, if you can overcome it by pushing yourself. Otherwise, you should try for a year. Such a change in role would not be comfortable in the beginning.

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Ofcourse the dilemma is that if BA is right for me or not as it is kind of you can say a role with less Back end work n more frontend dealings n hence not having much of a development there!
Also, how do i try for international markets as i have no idea about that!!

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