Careershifters blog

From Academia to Career Advisor

One meeting sparked a new interest in Rebecca Dirnfeld. In a brave move, she gave up the 'academic' identity she had felt so defined by. She is now happily working as a career counsellor and running her own website. Read on to find out how she made her shift.

From Graphic Designer to Tutor

Jamie Mackie spent years grappling with the feeling that his work wasn't right for his evolving lifestyle. He's now happy and developing skills in a new role, but without having shifted away from the sector he loves. Read on to find out more.

From The City to Property

"When I arrived back from two weeks' holiday and found 2,000+ emails in my inbox, I realised I didn't actually have to answer them. I had a choice. I got up and resigned immediately." Find out what Glen Evans did next and how he's made his shift.

From Business Consulting to Yoga

For most people, being named Employee Of the Year at a Big Four consulting firm would be a career highlight. But for Anna Khaude, it was the moment she realised she needed to make a change. Find out how a snowboarding accident and a jog in the park inspired her to leave her high-flying career and start a business she really loves.

Seth Godin's 'Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?'

Seth Godin's Linchpin

If you just want to get the mortgage paid without too much discomfort, this book is not for you. Challenging, razor-sharp and unabashedly passionate, Linchpin is a must-read for anyone who’s serious about doing great work (whether you’re already in a great job or not). Natasha shares what she thought and her top take-aways.