Ben Roseveare
Career Changers Corporate Career Change Teaching Career Change

From corporate to teaching: How a successful career, two redundancies & burn out took me back to my old passion

Over the years, I have fostered a deep appreciation of the world and how geography influences differing cultures, physical processes and ultimately, the future of our planet. Geography is a subject that is crucial for students to understand; to learn how our world has developed, and ultimately to appreciate that they are the custodians of their own fragile inheritance.

Henrique Martins
Career Changers Corporate Career Change Expat Career Change

The digital marketing career change that shaped my life. From Banking to Online Advertising at Google, Yahoo and Verizon

My first job was as a Bank Clerk in Lisbon. I still remember the branch manager being very surprised and wanting to talk to my mom once I told her that I wanted to quit. It was very kind of her to do that because she also had kids my age and didn’t want me to make a wrong decision that I would later regret. But it was nevertheless funny that she wanted to talk to the mom of a grown-up man.

Christelle Pillot
Career Changers Corporate Career Change Expat Career Change

Christelle Pillot talks her career change from Engineering to Life Coaching

For me, what is also incredibly important, and it is also one of my biggest motivations is to set a good example for my children. I don’t want them to stay in a career that doesn’t suit them, just because it is well paid. I wanted to teach them to follow their dreams and to live a good life, full of meaning and accomplishment. The only way to teach them that is to do it myself.

Sister Susan Thompson
Career Changers Military Career Change

From the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) to becoming a nun

It was while I was in the Falklands that I first experienced the stirrings of a vocation to religious life. I had only been in the WRNS for a couple of years before realising that it wasn’t what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. As I couldn’t decide what I wanted to do, I decided to stay where I was until it became clearer. I still had a couple of years of soul searching before becoming a nun.

Donna Schoenherr - From dancer to dance teacher
Career Changers Dance Career Change Expat Career Change Teaching Career Change

How I changed my career from Dancer to Dance Teacher and kept my business going during COVID19

The dance luminary Jurgen Schneider, our master teacher and also a Ballet Master at American Ballet Theatre, told me I was a born teacher. I resented this because I wanted to perform first, then teach. I also thought many teachers I had seen were bitter ex-dancers or bitter dance lovers who never got to perform. I did not want o become like that!