Careershifters blog

From Opera to Campaign NGO

Who would have thought an opera singer would want to leave her glamorous, jet-setting lifestyle for an office job? Emily Kenway did, but was scared that she was too far down one career path to turn back. Sound familiar? Read on to find out how she launched a whole new career.

From Criminal Law to Supporting Social Enterprise

Think it's impossible to get paid to train in a new field? Think again! When Martin Underwood realised that criminal law wasn't all it was cracked up to be, he came across an opportunity that ticked all the right boxes: challenging, exciting, with a positive social impact, and full of great (paid) work experience. Read on to discover how he made his move into a job he loves.

From Newspaper Sales to Magazine Entrepreneur

When Robert started at his last job as a newspaper salesman, he told his future employers that his big dream was to write and run his own magazine. After years of unhappily pushing papers he didn't believe in, he left, and now he's launched Minty Bit Stronger... Dreams can come true. Here's how it happened for him.