Tuesday, January 18, 2011

New Challenges

 It has been a while since I blogged. There has been a lot going on work as there have been new challenges and new assignments to be accomplished at the moment. Also, the employer Motorola being separated as Motorola Solutions and then being acquired by NSN (Nokia Siemens Network) was creating many doubts regarding the job status and/or security.

Despite all of this, I had been assigned to an important and a learning assignment, that has given me new directions as far as my career is concerned and it makes me believe that I know too little and there is still too much to learn. It was a difficult and a challenging assignment but at the same time really a beneficial one.

 Because of this new assignment and job insecurity, I have new challenges to face right now and to accomplish them I have to go for Cisco and/or Juniper certifications (high tech) and also to learn more about Unix/Linux and Solaris based systems or maybe doing some related certification would be much more productive. Also, brush up on some software programming & development skills as well (or enough knowledge of them to become a useful resource and expand my professional skills).

That's why, after thinking a lot, I have decided to delay my MBA for the time being. In the meantime, I hope I'll be on some leadership role to go for MBA. Maybe, after I have more years of experience. So, right now it is time to face the new challenges and accomplish them :).

1 comment:

  1. Hello Atif,

    This is Ahsan and while checking out different MBA blogs, I've come across your blog. Your are from Lahore, Pakistan and have very similar goals. Therefore, I was wondering may be we could discuss in detail and try together.

    As long as Solaris/Unix are concerned, I've been working in Telecom Sector( www.its.ws ) for a while now and might be able to help.

    Hope you hear from you!