Careershifters blog

How Do I Break Into A Competitive Industry?

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After years of listening to people tell her it couldn’t be done, Sophie has decided to take the plunge and try to land work in a tough field: the music industry. But (as people have been telling her all her life), it’s competitive, often badly paid, and usually requires some big-shot contacts. She’s sure it can be done... but how?

From Strategy to... Strategy

Alan Chandler wanted more from his working life, and with no desire to progress in his Banking Strategy job, decided to take some time out to explore his alternatives. Rather than a total career change, he discovered that a simple shift in environment was exactly what he needed. Here’s how he did it.

From Health In The UK to TEFL in China

After fifteen years in the Third Sector, Denise McLeary was bored and keen to travel. When the recession and its inevitable redundancies hit, she took the opportunity to train as a TEFL teacher, and is now happily living and working in China. This is her story.