Careershifters blog

From Sales to Software

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“I sleep better at night and feel a sense of fulfilment I never thought possible.” Though Tate Price was challenged by his career, he didn't find it worthwhile. Here's how he taught himself a new skill set, found an outlet for his creativity, and secured a job in an industry where he had no previous experience.

From Full-time to Flexible Working

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"Of course, my income isn't guaranteed, but I see that as more of a challenge, and I'm not far off what I used to earn now." It's not easy to 'give up' a career you've worked hard to build. But for Hazel Morris, continuing her busy, long-distance job was no longer an option. Here's how she turned a gift for a friend into a business and a lifestyle she loves.

From Broadcasting to Sobriety

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“It was unsettling to finally get my 'dream job' and discover it wasn't quite what I'd imagined.” When Kate Bee transformed her health, she also discovered a way out of the career she no longer loved. Here's how she found clarity, started a business, and used a portfolio approach to manage her finances along the way.

From Property to Food

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“I wanted to be able to look back on my life and think I'd done something I enjoyed, on my own terms.” Roly Simpson had gone as far as he could go in his old career, so he decided instead to focus on a long-standing passion. Here's how he combined work experience, retraining, and careful planning to do work he loves.

From Fashion to Millinery

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“I felt something was missing in my work and I wanted to find out what that was.” Joanne Edwards knew her job wasn't going to be a 'forever' career. So, she test-drove her many different creative interests until she found one that felt like a perfect fit. Here's how she did it.