Careershifters blog

From Teaching to Silverware

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Audrey Allan nearly moved to the other side of the world to escape her career. But when her sideline business started to take off, she realised she could find fulfilment and a family life much closer to home. Here's her story.

From Coffee to Crafts

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When Hannah Young's home-decorating challenge became a fun business idea, she decided to see where it could lead. It wasn't long before her new side-project took off, so she shifted her lifestyle to accommodate a little bit of everything she loves. Here's how she did it.

From Pints to Property

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Rupert Beak had lost his drive at work. He needed a new challenge. Although his next step was clear, he still had to extract himself from the career he'd tied himself into for the last 15 years. Here he shares how he managed the transition from 'old hand' to 'fresh face' in a brand-new industry.