Career Change Stories

We are curious to discover and to share with you inspirational real life stories of career change, where success it’s only measured by inner personal satisfaction. Do you have a career change story to tell? Contact us and we will be in touch with you shortly.

Those who have a why to live can bear with almost any how – Spiritual tips from a Carmelite nun to survive Lockdown 2.0

Of course, we all know the fundamental reason why we are being asked to ‘Stay Home’. But perhaps you can begin to discern a further meaning. What might this experience be giving to you as well as asking of you? How might it change you as well as challenge you? Are you learning things about yourself, about life, about what is important? If you can find value in the present situation, it will begin to seem less an imposition and more a gift and opportunity you might otherwise never have had.

Sara Turetta

From PR to Animal Activist: How Sara Turetta fought the odds to protect animal rights

When we are young, we are trapped in the illusion that owning or being successful are the keys to happiness. When we realise there is a hole in our soul, which cannot be filled by anything material, then we turn to what is really relevant in our lives: Something more spiritual, something deeper. I am glad I did it when I was 29, because I clearly felt I could not be happy working in advertising, while so much animal suffering was happening in the world.


How to Overcome the Fear of Change

In the current climate you might have been made redundant like thousands of others around the country. It feels hard. It’s a change that you don’t know if you can make work. But rather than see it as a mountain you have to climb without a harness or an ocean you must swim across, think of it as an exciting challenge with a potentially happy ending. Make it work. Yes, it’s a big task to take on, but it’s doable. Most people can expect to change careers nine times during their working lives. Rather than let your ‘what ifs?’ have negative connotations, use them to push yourself forward.

Ian Brown

Ian Brown: Career Change, Meditation and overcoming the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis

This week for The Career Changers interview, we met Ian Brown, Sales & Marketing Director at Wireless Navitas. Ian started his professional life as a Fitter and Turner apprentice, following his dad path. After getting some clarity on what to do next, he attempted to get a white-collar job as a salesman, motivated by the idea […]

Maria Koripas

A life of career changes: From Dancer, to Opera Singer , Choreographer and Director of Dance

Maria Koripas, Movement Director, Choreographer, Coach & former Director of Dance at Birkbeck University tells her story of not one, but several career changes. She had multiples careers, going from her childhood dream of becoming a Dancer, to the training to become an Opera singer that also led her to learn several languages. Because of her extensive experience both in singing and dancing, she was then offered more work to choreograph for the Opera before becoming Director of Dance at Birkbeck University.

Football career change

Six steps to overcome the challenges of ending a sports career early

(About the Author: Shilpa Laharwal is a Career Coach | Resume Writer| HR Consultant @Career Faktor) Bringing accolades and glory to one’s country by being a sought after sports person indeed is a honoured and glamorous career. You are nothing short of being a celebrity if not nationwide but definitely in your neighbourhood.  However, a […]


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