Careershifters blog

From Lawyer to Business Owner

Susie Jones

Susie Jones had a prestigious job, but knew something wasn't right. She swung from idea to idea, option to option, until to her surprise, it turned out the thing she really wanted to do was right under her nose. Here's her story.

From Contractor to Business Owner

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Patrick Sesko was done with working for someone else. Instead he wanted the freedom to choose where he worked, when he worked and who he worked with. Here's how he's made that happen – and successfully navigated the financial ups and downs to get there.

From Publishing to Social Impact

Image of Charlotte Sewell

Charlotte Sewell couldn't bear seeing the industry she loved being strangled by big business. Determined to find another way (and be part of making the change she wanted to see), she joined a social enterprise programme that opened her eyes to a whole new set of possibilities. Here's how she's now doing work she believes in.

From E-Commerce to Own Businesses

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Tamara Budz was fed up with big sluggish corporates that didn't allow her to put her family first. A timely ultimatum at work was just the kick she needed to get started on a dream she'd had for ten years. Now, after a couple of bumps in the road, she's crafted the flexible career she longed for. Here's her story.