Careershifters blog

From Communications to Solopreneurship

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When Julienne DesJardins' job changed, she felt like she no longer had a purpose. She started a side hustle which surprisingly ticked all her boxes, and which grew from hobby to full-time pursuit. Here's how she took charge of her lifestyle, sidestepped the naysayers and moved into work she loves.

From Marketer to Travel Writer

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Lizzie Davey was tired of using her talents to line someone else's pockets. Longing to explore the world, she set out on her own. Despite a rocky beginning, she's now created a career that ticks all her boxes. Here's her story, wobbles and all.

From Design to Start-up

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Enelia Faithful felt underpaid and unappreciated, but it wasn't until work stopped her enjoying a precious life event that she realised something had to change. Now, she's created a career where she calls the shots, knows her own value, and has the balance she craved. Here's how she did it.

From Marketing to Horticulture

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Lucy Rowley felt caged in her office job. She longed for the freedom of working outdoors, challenging her mind and body, and getting close to nature. Here's how she swapped her desk for a beautiful four-acre garden, and the important lessons she learned along the way.

Do I Have To Lie My Way Into A New Career?

Robbie knows what he wants to do next in his career. But there's one problem: he's never done it before, and he doesn't have the time or money to build up experience before he makes his leap. Is he going to have to fake his way into his new industry? How can you get established in a new field without feeling like a fraud?