Careershifters blog

From Strategy to... Strategy

Alan Chandler wanted more from his working life, and with no desire to progress in his Banking Strategy job, decided to take some time out to explore his alternatives. Rather than a total career change, he discovered that a simple shift in environment was exactly what he needed. Here’s how he did it.

From Health In The UK to TEFL in China

After fifteen years in the Third Sector, Denise McLeary was bored and keen to travel. When the recession and its inevitable redundancies hit, she took the opportunity to train as a TEFL teacher, and is now happily living and working in China. This is her story.

The Most Inspiring Careers Video Of 2012?

Need inspiration? This was one of the videos we loved the most last year. Provoking it may be, but at its heart we think philosopher Alan Watt's message is bang on. Do you agree? Watch the 3-minute video below and let us know.

From the Desk to the Gym

Denise Collman's job as a Systems Analyst had become mundane and repetitive. After attending the Careershifters workshop, she decided to escape the desk job and become a personal trainer. She hasn't looked back since. Here's her story.