Careershifters blog

“A voice inside me said 'There must be more to life than this'. On the following Monday, I handed in my notice.”

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From Merchandising to Nutrition

Amy Huggins's corporate role was slowly starving her soul. Stressed and exhausted, she sought specialist help to improve her diet. But little did she know (or did she?) that she would feel so passionate about food and well-being that she'd turn it into a new career – and unleash her entrepreneurial side to do so. Here's her story.

“I've gone from working in a role that was removed from what I care most about, to a job that I would still do even if I won the lottery.”

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From Private Equity to Social Investing

Ever feel like you're being pulled in two opposite directions? Mireya Alvarez knew she needed to combine her passions for finance and helping others, but she was scared of losing the salary and lifestyle that came with a corporate career. Find out which side won the tug of war.