I wanted to come back to banking industry after an year break but I am not getting good response.

I have more than 'twelve years' of professional experience in Banking,Wealth management and FMCG industry. During my tenure of eight years plus I have worked with reputed large private banks in different aspects of banking where I have donned several hats.Since last year I left banking due to unfortunate circumstances, an accident where my ankle was fractured with deep severe cut and I was facing huge infrastructural constraints which was affecting my performance. I had asked HR/Boss for relocation closer to my residence area that was declined. So in spur of moment I quit and it was accepted. Currently, I am working as freelance consultant to make ends meet in Mumbai.

kshatriya15, posted on October 27, 2012 at 11:46 am    Job search

Nishta Gupta said November 5, 2012 at 08:47 am

Dear Kshatriya15,

An ethical organisation is concerned about the physical well-being of the employees. Relocation and transfers do happen to accommodate an employee's physical health condition. If your organisation did not accept your request, it is normal to react the way that you did by filing a resignation. But at the same time, you need to think before you act, hence the best way out is to take earned leave when you are not well.

You have quite a bit of experience and I am trying to understand why you are not able to get the job that you are looking for. How does your resume read? The last one year you should show yourself as a consultant and describe the projects that you have worked on.

I would also suggest that you network and build bridges within the banking industry. Reach out to old colleagues. Are you using the different social media sites for applying for jobs? There are sites that are industry focussed also. Reach out to recruiters who cater to banks/finance industry.

Believe in yourself as you have a lot of achievement in the last 8 years. If you are able to package your skills well, I am sure that you should be able to get the job that you are looking for. Happy fixing!

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