Careershifters blog

From Design to Start-up

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“I spent the week after I found out I was expecting my first child working till 1 a.m. every day on a pitch that went nowhere.” 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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“It drove me mad sitting at a desk all day and staring at a screen.” 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?

From Marketing to Travel Career Consulting

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“I don't miss the commute, the cubicle lifestyle, office politics or having a boss.” Craving more freedom and flexibility, Kimberly Ramsawak took a step-by-step journey away from her corporate job into running her own company – while travelling the world at the same time. Here's how she did it.

From Food to Psychology and Teaching

William Teasley

“When my wife and I had our son, I realised that I was never going to see him unless I made a change.” William Teasley was uninspired by his job and fed up with the long hours he worked. So, now he's rebooting his career in a completely different, happier direction. Here's his story.