Careershifters blog

From the City to the High Seas

"I caught the train to work one March morning. The sun came out, the breeze was a steady force 3-4, perfect for sailing, and I just thought 'what am I doing?'. I resigned that day." From working in finance, Peter Firth now skippers super-yachts in the Caribbean. This is his story.

From Corporate Marketer to Own Business

Anna Lundberg had squeezed all the juice from her full-time marketing job and knew it was time to move on. In an all-or-nothing move, she took a long-desired sabbatical, started her own business, and moved to a new country. Sound too good to be true? This is how she did it.

From Academia to Career Advisor

A meeting sparked a new interest in Rebecca Dirnfeld. In a brave move, she gave up the 'academic' label she'd felt so defined by. She's now happily working as a career counsellor and running her own website. Read on to find out how she made her shift.

From Graphic Designer to Tutor

Jamie Mackie spent years grappling with the feeling that his work wasn't right for his evolving lifestyle. He's now happy and developing skills in a new role, but without having shifted away from the sector he loves. Read on to find out more.