Careershifters blog

From Visual Effects to Kitesurfing

Think a career-change takes a long time? Within just three months of leaving his job in London, Oliver Dadswell qualified as a kitesurfing instructor in Australia. Now he gets paid to hang out in incredible locations all over the world. Read on to find out how he did it.

From Travel to Tech

Michelle Brideau started her career in the travel industry, but quickly became bored. After an intensive coding course, she's kicking off a new career in a start-up. Read on to discover how she made it work.

From Teacher to Governess in Russia

Rachel Barnett's work as a teacher was making her exhausted and grumpy. Without having anything lined up, she left her job to start searching for something she enjoyed more. Now, she's loving living with a family and teaching their children in Moscow! Find out how she made the change.

From Corporate Law to Music App Start Up

Craig Watson fell into the legal profession after university, and was feeling increasingly unfulfilled by the work. After a successful side-business venture, Craig decided to take a chance and go all-in on his second business, a social network music app. This is his story.