Success Stories: To Portfolio-career

“I was turning into one of the sleepwalking corporate drones I'd sworn I'd never become.”

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Newly Updated

From Marketer to Portfolio Careerist (Plus Post-shift Update)

Carla Watkins was battling a bullying CEO, boredom and long hours in a job she despised, when a driving trip opened her eyes to the road she truly wanted to follow. Here, she shares how she's crafted a new career that's her perfect mix, with the unexpected lessons she's learned four years in.

“I became ashamed of my job, always trying to shorten or completely avoid the topic in conversation.”

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From Corporate Life to Social Impact

Vera Frajtova realised that job-hopping wasn't going to solve her long-term job dissatisfaction. So, she decided to think outside the box. Now she's found her way to a sector where she's feeling inspired daily, and (after making a few adjustments) learned how to live and work in a new way. Here's her story.