Ken Jeong career’s change – From Medicine to Comedy and Acting
Ken Jeong was a full-time practicing surgeon for years before deciding to pursue acting and comedy full-time. While doing 90-hour shifts, he discovered comedy in college and then did small stand-up sets every few months.
Stephen King’s career change – From Janitor to Author
Stephen King, the author of cult classics like It (1986) and The Shining (1977), came from a modest background. King served as a janitor at a high school before becoming one of the most creative authors of all time.
Giorgio Armani’s career change – From the Military to Fashion Designer
Armani left the military in 1953 to pursue a different profession. He got a job as a window dresser in a Milan shop. He began designing his clothes in the mid-1960s and founded his brand, Armani, in 1975.
London Mayoral race 2021: Who are The Career Changers
More than six million Britons are registered to vote, with a mayoral election held every four years. The election was initially set for 2020, but due to the pandemic, it was delayed. Who are the candidates standing for Mayor this year and what do we know about their careers?
How I left Banking and Finance to pursue a martial arts career
I believe ultimately everyone has a gut feeling or inkling that’s telling them what they want to do. Whether they say it out loud or in their head most people have something that when asked if they could, they would do for the rest of their lives. If that thing in your head isn’t what you’re doing right now, as successful as you maybe you’ll always be left with a what-if.
From Homelessness Officer to Domestic Abuse Coordinator
I did not consider a career change until the position became available. After seeing the increase in domestic violence cases rise on the news and social media I decided I wanted to try and help and make a difference where I could.
Millennials changing jobs – From journalism to teaching
Hazal is a journalism postgraduate. Born and raised in London, the 24-year old was faced with a painful choice during the UK’s third lockdown, along with many other struggling graduates and realised that changing her career was her only option.
The pain of changing career when you don’t want it
The feeling of being forced out of a career you love can cause a rush of emotions, as your identity is embedded in what you do. A career for many is not just a job, but it can be a daily routine, self-esteem and self-confidence, professional identity or a feeling of control over your life.
Nina Grunfeld talks career change; From graphic design and writing books to CEO of Life Clubs
I was very underconfident for most of my life and, it was only when I studied coaching, that I became confident – in my late forties.
Lockdown tips from a Carmelite Nun
A Carmelite embraces cloistered life to support and safeguard the life of prayer to which she feels called. You need to know that there is a purpose in what you are doing. As Victor Frankl writes, in Man’s Search for Meaning: “Those who have a why to live, can bear with almost any how”.