Careershifters blog

From Politics and Policy to Coaching and Consulting

Marcelle Fletcher worked for many years in a variety of rewarding roles in the public sector, but wanted to draw on her skills and experience by helping people to reach their potential. She suggests we always have options, so long as we can embrace change and let go of our fears. Read her story here.

Free London Careers Event with Two Careershifters Coaches Speaking

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Two of our coaches wil be speaking at Adult Skills London, a free-to-attend event being held at the ExCeL centre London, 13 - 14 February.  Grace Owen and Jenny Ungless will each be giving hour - long seminars, respectively about taking control of your career and job hunting.
The event promotes training and career development opportunities, exciting job prospects and provides impartial advice and guidance. It is free to attend, just register on the event site.

What advice would you give to your 2007 self?


In this blog post, I share with you some of the things I wish I had known at the start of my career change journey, in 2007. Looking back over the past few years yourself, what have you learnt about yourself and career change hopes? What actions could take you forward in 2011?

From Magazine Marketing Manager to Career Coach

From working at The Ecologist magazine to career coaching, Selina Barker shares her story and tips for making a successful career change: "Stop trying to think your way through a career change, you’ll go round and round in circles for years if you spend all your time trying to think up the answer rather than taking action."