Recruitment/talent Acquisition, Career Counselling
Learning & Teaching Fellow (retired)
Raj Kumar Hansdah
Shrm, Od, Hrd, Pms
You are working in a start-up which works entirely different from corporate . Its only here , you will find such a wide range of responsibilities. Maximising your capabilities , is the only reason why you would want to work in here. However, good will and reputation works very differently. In a large set-up probably a feedback from your boss, ideally seals a back ground verification. Whereas in a start-up its a far more in-depth discussion as you are equally responsible for the success of the organisation.
Please weigh your options. Working in a frictional environment can happen anywhere. Differences with the leader on a shared vision will almost remain the order of the day , no matter wherever you go. Gaining the maturity to value someone else point of view and then taking a stand , is what you are soon getting at!
Your point of worry is your questionable future . Here's what I would suggest you, move out of the firm only when its the last thing to do. You have invested so much of your focus and effort. Hence gained such an high business acumen. Seeing through this moment will make you far more matured than you are now.
If at all you have to move , please continue to support the owner as far as you can. A start is not a company with machines inside four walls. Its a bunch of highly motivated individuals ready to stand the test of time. Make yourself good for it .
Uploading your resume in any of the job site can fetch you many interview calls a day . You have managed a plethora of services , hence there is no stopping for you to grow.
Wish you all the best !
24th December 2012 From India, Mumbai
There are 2 ways of looking @ your situation.
One is what Simhan mentioned & the second is what (Cite Contribution) suggested.
However, you have not mentioned IF you are getting your salary regularly or not.
If you are getting it regularly, then what (Cite Contribution) mentioned COULD be the best bet. If not, Simhan's advice is better.
Coming to your line '.......not learning anything new.....', it depends on how you look @ it. You feel that way since you are mentally tuned to being a Biz development person. Suggest widen your horizons, BOTH mentally & realistically.
With your exp of 7 months [presuming this is your First job], there's no dearth of learning @ this stage of anyone's career. Many Biz development persons with years of exp rue their 'lack of functional/technical background'. And here you are who is being given such an opportunity as a part of the regular job--just try to gain whatever it offers. Later on in your career--wherever you might be--you WON'T get such an opportunity even if you turn heavens inside-out, so to say.
Suggest keep your mind & options OPEN right now. There's every chance that you may realize that you are good @ totally something else than Biz development. This will come-in handy when you want to profile yourself when applying for new jobs.
Reg 'when to quit', I would take (Cite Contribution)'s suggestion "Here's what I would suggest you, move out of the firm only when its the last thing to do".
I am unable to mention beyond this aspect, since you haven't mentioned your qualification(s). If it's Technical, then such a multi-faceted exposure would be a major asset in the long-run.
All the Best.
24th December 2012 From India, Hyderabad
Looking at the query put up by you, viz :
".. what should i do please help me weather i should leave or still wait..? if i leave is it going to leave a bad effect on my career and give bad impression on my resume.? please suggest what should i do..?"
I believe you have got all the answers and several perspectives.
So keep looking for 'better opportunities' and meanwhile learn... learn .. and ..keep learning, as you find yourself in a unique position with several hats to wear. Above all, learn to be happy in whichever situation you find yourself, there is always a silver lining to every cloud.
24th December 2012 From India, Delhi