Career Change Tips-looking for mentor

Nov 18, 2019 3 Comments

I’ve been looking for a full time job in Los Angeles since July.

Background is in IT then insurance, looking to get back into IT and have been interviewing with companies in Tech, Consulting, and Insurance from operstions side, but no offers yet. Advices?

edit:

graduated with MIS degree, hired out college and worked at HP for a little more than 4 years as BA, then insurance for 3 years. focused on operations, sales, recruitment. Bilingual.

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  • T-Mobile danggggggg
    Can you elaborate a bit more on your background?
    What exactly did you do in IT and in insurance? Years of experience?
    Nov 18, 2019 2
    • OP
      Hi! I edited my description thank you 😊
      Nov 18, 2019
    • T-Mobile danggggggg
      Great. Is there a specific role in tech you'd like to have?

      Two things (my two cents):

      1. Given the experience you have as a BA, I'd try to get back in IT as a BI developer/engineer. Many tech companies have that role. It opens doors to data science, product development or further BI development work. I'd also consider consulting.

      2. Try to get an IT role within an insurance company. You have both technical experience and domain knowledge of insurance industry.

      Hope this helps :)
      Nov 18, 2019

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