Careershifters blog

From Teaching to Climate Change

Alison Wright

"While there were many aspects of the job that I enjoyed, I needed more of a challenge." How long have you been thinking about making a career change? For Alison Wright, the answer was 'too long'. Here's how she finally took on her shift, military-style, and overcame her lack of experience to break into a field she's truly inspired by.

From Corporate Suits to Cotton Pyjamas

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"I'd become disillusioned with the corporate work environment. I knew I needed to make the jump." Now, Becky Lupton is awake and working at 2 a.m., juggling a baby and a business, and making mistakes along the way. But even on her exhausted days, she has no regrets. This is her story.

Why You Should Start Taking Your Career Change Less Seriously

Why you should start taking your career change less seriously

Career change: it feels ominous and riddled with risk. There are so many important factors to consider. But is making your shift too 'serious' actually what's sabotaging you? Natasha shares an alternative approach to get you moving faster towards work you love.

From Spreadsheets to Healthy Drinks

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"When you make such a big change, things are always going to go wrong. That's just part of it." Andy Sugden quit his corporate job to turn an innovative side-project into a business. Here's how he enlisted the help of others, overcame tight finances, and created a career he's proud of.

From Fabrics to Brands and Blogs

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"I've never felt happy with the jobs I've had, so I figured the issue was probably me." In search of more creativity and freedom, Rhiannon James took herself on a journey of mini-projects, new connections, and self-discovery. Here's how she pulled together the threads and created a portfolio career that finally fits.

From Marketing to Health and Wellness

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"I was feeling disillusioned. I've always been hardworking and driven. But... there was no room for progression." When Lesley Collins saw a friend building a successful business of her own, her curiosity was sparked. Here's how she learned to navigate the naysayers and build a new career on her lunch breaks.