Emily is an HR Manager for a hotel chain, and she's losing the will to carry on. She knows she wants a new career path, but isn't sure what it might be. In the throes of a job she hates, how can she find the energy to cope with the day-to-day grind and work on a career change at the same time?
Help from our Community
Phil has been in the same line of work for most of his career. He's felt exhausted and tense for the past 18 months and is considering a career change, but how can he be sure that his career is the problem, and not just his mindset?
Chris wants to become a screenwriter, but knows he'll need another source of income until he hits the big time. Will he have to compromise his dreams to pay his bills? And why don't his friends and family understand?
After years of listening to people tell her it couldn't be done, Sophie has decided to take the plunge and try to land work in a tough field: the music industry. But (as people have been telling her all her life) it's competitive, often badly paid, and usually requires some big-shot contacts. She's sure it can be done... but how?
Karen is a successful lawyer, with a great salary, respected reputation and impressive connections… but she's not happy. She wants to leave the law and explore a portfolio career, but she's worried about giving up everything she's worked so hard to build. Can you offer her some advice?