Careershifters blog

From Analyst to Senior Brand Manager

“I wanted to have the time and mental bandwidth to be really present in my life, and with my family.” Jessica Deckinger previously worked as an analyst in an investment bank. She loved it, but wanted to use more of her creative skills – and have a life outside work. Now she's found the perfect place to have both as the Senior Brand Manager for a large confectionery company. This is her story.

From Barrister to Garden Designer

“The Bar requires a long-term commitment of difficult hours and high levels of stress. I didn't feel sufficiently driven by it to make that commitment.” Overworked in her career, Angela Newman quit to follow her passion for working in nature. Now, she's using her time to create beautiful outdoor spaces and feels more fulfilled than she ever dreamed she could. Here's how she made it happen.