It comes out at parties, networking events, family dinners… there's no escape. Everybody asks it, everybody's answered it, and everybody sighs when it's mentioned. But nobody dreads it as much as the career changer. It's The Question. Here, Natasha explains how to answer it when you really don't want to.
Wouldn't it be great if you could find a career with perfect work–life balance? Where your job never infringed on your personal life, and you could switch off all work-related thoughts at 5 p.m., like clockwork? Natasha thinks you could do a lot better than that. Here, she explains why.
When you’re stuck with your career change, a coach can help you get clarity and direction. But what is coaching, exactly? Who is it right for? And, in an unregulated industry, how do you choose the right person to work with? Natasha explains what you need to know.
Feeling paralysed and trapped? No idea what you want to do next with your career? Natasha doesn't buy it. Here, she explains a key 'ideas' distinction keeping you stuck, and shares a simple way to start making progress, no matter how uncertain you feel.
Conversations are vital for every career shifter. But how do you talk about yourself when what you do feels so unlike you? How do you distance yourself from a job you no longer want? Louise FitzBaxter shares how owning your story can set you free from your CV or resume, and help you create your new career.
Feel like your career change is spinning out of control? Craving some certainty? If you're thinking about jacking it all in, wait: it could be a sign you're on the right track. Louise FitzBaxter explains how to navigate what's likely to be the most uncomfortable part of your shift.
You're stuck in your search for work you love. You want nothing more than to wake up excited every morning, but there's something getting in the way. What is it? Natasha suggests your biggest career change adversary might be closer than you think, and offers her insights on how to overcome it.
'Job Hunt': a phrase that strikes fear and doom into the bravest of hearts. It brings up memories of endless, repetitive application forms, forced smiles at networking events, and soul-sapping hours spent wading through job sites and the back pages of newspapers. How on earth can the process of looking for a job be anything but a drag?
Are you putting pressure on yourself to find ‘the answer'? Lack of clarity keeping you stuck? Louise Fitzbaxter shares the straightforward (but deeply effective) approach that took her shift from confusion to confidence.
Scared of making the wrong move and winding up in yet another soul-sucking career? Shifting is always risky, but there is a way to test drive your career ideas before you make your final choice. Natasha dives deeper into the Lean Career Change method, and explains how to design an experiment that gives you clarity, confidence, and connections in your potential new field.