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I am working for nice company..very good pay and other benifits. The only thing which worries me that I dont get alot of work to do. I mean to move on with my career? What should I do? The pay and the brand is keeping me back while no work ...

Shall I move?

Ahmad
 
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You should move or ask your manager for more responsibilities.
 
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Hi Ahmad Khan.

I am working for nice company..very good pay and other benifits. The only thing which worries me that I dont get alot of work to do. I mean to move on with my career? What should I do? The pay and the brand is keeping me back while no work ...
Shall I move?


A possible option is to stay but use your spare time to keep up with up-to-date technology by running your own projects.

After all if you really fulfill ALL the work assigned to you by your employer, you don't steal at all your salary by any way. And it is not bad neither for you nor for your employer to remain up-to-date with technology since this makes you adaptable to many other potential internal purposes.
And considering potential external employers if they are smart they won't bother whether you have really practiced a technology at your former employer's as long as you have real checkable skills about it.

So since you already have all possible benefits where you are, why not run an open source project to gain the technology domain experience and fame you are lacking and eager to practice on ?

Best regards.
 
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So since you already have all possible benefits where you are, why not run an open source project to gain the technology domain experience and fame you are lacking and eager to practice on ?



Eric,

There are ton's of open source project there....
Could you please give few tips on what is the best way to approach a good open source project in a Developer context?
 
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Do not just select a project just because it is an "open source" project. Make sure that you work with a project that has some "potential" for industrial use. Look for projects that use some of the hot technologies like spring, hibernate, jsf, ejb3, bpel etc.
 
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JUST MOVE MAN !!!
else your experience will keep increasing with no practical knowledge at all .you can mug up hundreds of books and do certifications but that can never match the real practical and runtime experience.Then at later stages your so called brand will become your "gale ki haddi".
 
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Originally posted by Ahmad Khan:

Shall I move?

Ahmad


Yes,You already have the brand name.Now move and negotiate over good work in the new position.before that just chk if it is possible to get that thing in your current organization.
 
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Originally posted by Ali Hussain:
Do not just select a project just because it is an "open source" project. Make sure that you work with a project that has some "potential" for industrial use. Look for projects that use some of the hot technologies like spring, hibernate, jsf, ejb3, bpel etc.




That's a nice suggestion..... I am also searching such open source project.... Can you please list a few such projects which has "potential"........
 
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