As A State Government Worker, How Do I Become A Business Analyst?

How Do I Become A Business Analyst?
How Do I Become A Business Analyst?

Question

I am working towards becoming a business analyst in state government and I would like to transfer my supervisor skills over into this field.

What should my first steps be to prepare for this transition?

I have a strong interest in entering the business analyst field as a career path, however, it is very difficult to access this field as a state government worker.

Many individuals have entered this field by knowing someone or networking.

Why Is A Business Analyst Internship Hard To Find?

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Ask A Business Analyst Question

I want to become a business analyst. It is all I wanted since I entered IT.

But something or the other kept diverting me away from it. I really need your help in reviving my career.

I’m willing to put in any number of hours to succeed in this quest.

I have 3 years of IT experience, where I have also had client facing roles.

Please include me in your internship program. I really really want this badly.

Thanking You !

how to overcome lack of ba experience?

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What about experience … all BA positions require minimum 5 yrs experience?

How to build that if you graduated last year.

Understanding What Employers Really Want Is Key To Overcoming Lack Of BA Experience!

The job description states that a minimum of 5 years’ experience is required to apply.

What is the employer really looking for when they state this in their ad?

What this really means is that the employer is not wanting to waste their time with applicants who only display a desire or potential alone – who will require months and years of a training investment.

how do i land a business analyst job?

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Ask A Business Analyst - Career Coaching Question

I just graduated Syracuse University with an economics degree and it is very hard to land a job, more specifically a business analyst job.

Finances are the heart of a company: without a profit, the company will fail.

So, hiring a financial business analyst to run this end of the organization is like finding the best, skilled heart surgeon when you need one.

If you were facing heart surgery, of course you would ask if the surgeon had studied to learn how the heart functions.

What Qualifications Are Needed To Become a Business Analyst?

What qualifications I should have to be a business analyst?

Will pursuing a business economics help me?

What else should I do to become a stock analyst or a business analyst?

Can you guide me on this?

Answer
It is not very clear what exactly you want to be. You seem to be mixing up being a stock analyst and a business analyst.

They are two (2) completely different professions and you must be clear as to what you want to be.

For the sake of making things clear to you, let me describe both roles.