It is a sorry state of affairs, that a majority of sales executives take up the jobs, in absence of other suitable opportunities, not because of a passion for sales.
Continue applying for back office jobs. Your experience has now given you a better view of the industry, and you know more about the job profiles.
If you are keen on a particular insurance stream like Actuary or Underwriting, acquire suitable qualifications in the field, and try switching over in the same company.
Network with the back office teams, and let them know that you would like to switch roles.
Family responsibility, but even then you are pursuing a P.Hd in Fiannce.
Accepted that you are not interested in teaching, but why not help students understand the Math concept, when you are a master in that field itself? It would be a great work indeed with a lot of satisfaction. But if you are not interested, then let it be.
In terms of work options, work from home, would be the best option. These days work is outsourced. You could look out for such options, whereby after finishing your chores, you could devote few hours towards work.
There are opport
Every body dreams of a job which has Saturday and Sunday off and also almost all public holidays. However that is not the case in real world. Companies pay you for working for them and not for taking holidays and taking the full salaries.
Private jobs do have Saturday and Sunday off in majority, however there are still jobs like in construction, retail, banks, hospitals, where Saturday and Sundays are not off. Therefore I feel, you are dreaming of a very cosy and non challenging and non hectic job, which is not always possible. Companies choose candidates and very rarely ca
Since you have mentioned you wish to graduate in Finance, best would be to take up a job whereby you get an experience in the finance sector itself.
May be accounts or banking or analyst.
But something in the finance domain.
Wish you good luck...
MBA from IIM-C and working as HR Executive, by which I suppose that you have done MBA Human Resource. I am surprised that despite of getting a coveted seat in IIM-C and where you chose Human Resource as an elective, you now wish to switch to Finance suddenly. I still feel somewhere there you should reconsider your decision to change to Finance. the question why the shift from HR to Finance will be always cropping up in your later career life.
You are very young by age and therefore I do not see any difficulty in shifting to Finance. This may be the right time since you have not
The factors that needs to be considered are:
What is he need of the hour?
Are you willing to work in the industry where the demand is?
Or you have another plan?
Are you willing to quit your job?
Are you looking out for a technical job in future or shift towards the managerial aspects
Long term goal?
Long term goals in terms of position and salary whether wish to stick to the technical job or make shift?
Please note, it is only you, who can decide which course, depending on the industry demand.
And never the less, employees move from the technical to the gener
Yes, a MBA will improve your chances for a promotion or job change.
You may opt for a CA/ICWA/CFA etc, if that interests you. There are specialized courses in Treasury/Risk etc. available. There are online learning modules available to update your knowledge of verticals, where you have not worked.