I've received a job offer, but I am fearing of changing domains
February 4,2023 at 10:37AM UTC
I am in early 40s and currently I am in a director position in the automotive field.
Due to some organisational changes, the environment is no longer a friendly one and I want to leave the company.
Since November I've actively started to look for other opportunities and managed to successfully receive a similar title job offer, but in the energy field: it is a new business unit where I have to develop strategies from scratch (there will be no one whom to get the ramp up from, nor existing methodologies in place)
I have to let them know if I accept the job offer next week, but I am now starting to fear of switching to a new domain where I don't know anything about and that I will fail soon.
Thank you all!
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