Careershifters blog

From Corporate Life to Own Consultancy

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Paula Hutchings had a fun, fast-paced role, worked with great brands, and got to see the world. But none of this could scratch the itch she had to create something of her own and watch it grow. Here, she shares how she made the jump, and why becoming her own boss was the best career move she's made.

From Auditing to Coaching

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It didn't matter what successes Emma Hadley achieved, she still felt like something was missing. So began her journey to find out what she really wanted to do. Slowly, the pieces of the puzzle fell into place, and now she's closer than ever to having her ideal career. Here's her story.

From Investment to Nursing

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Nick Wintle felt like a tiny cog in a huge machine: overworked and undervalued. Determined to create a career he could feel proud of, he went back to basics, retraining in a field he knows he'll love. Here's how he's making it happen.

From Editing to Portfolio Career

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Crying on the sofa was not part of Stephanie de Geus's career plan. So, she decided to rewrite her story, making a big double leap with no backup plan. Here, she shares how she weathered the storm that followed, and how she learnt to keep going with her difficult shift.

From Banking to Blogging

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Sam Dounis' corporate job was forcing her to be someone she just wasn't. Drained and lost, she set out on a journey to discover what else she could do. Now, after a major U-turn, she's rediscovered her creativity and found work that she's excited to talk about. Here's her story.