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I have been offered a job in a company where I would have to work on Curam.
Can people suggest on merits/demerits of learning Curam ?
Will it help me in the future or is Curam an absolutely niche skill and thus would result in shortening my job pool in the future (considering I would not be able to work on current hot frameworks like struts/hibernate/spring/...) ?
I know that Curam is a company, and that was the main reason why I asked this question since we are forbid to ask directly about prospects of joining X or Y company !
But as far as i have researched, Curam is a full fledged & huge framework and that people do certifications in Curam.
It is a niche area, solely based & created in core Java, it is difficult to learn & takes time.
If I join Curam, I would be honing my skills in this niche product / framework.
My question is , is it worth it ?
Would I be making a mistake?
Will my job pool in future get reduced because Curam is not used by many companies ?
Your concerns are valid. Do you have other alternatives or options?
CURAM might be just a product.Find out what technologies/frameworks are used to develop/build that product. Java, XML, etc. If it is an online product, it must be using some of the sought-after technolgies/frameworks.
Actually yes, I am working in TCS as senior software developer, with work on java/spring/hibernate but I have joined here just last month.
I was looking for job change because I was not happy with the 4.5lpa they are giving me.
Curam isn't offering much hike either citing the fact t hat I am leaving in just a month, maybe just 4.75lpa max.
What is your suggestion ?
Is it better to stick in TCS for sometime & then look out ? Or should I join this product cmpny ?
Looks like jobs in java/spring/hibernate area is much much more than in Curam !
Joined: May 31, 2007
Looks like jobs in java/spring/hibernate are a is much much more than in Curam !