Tag: career change

redundancy (laid off)

Redundancy – Part 2: How to Do a Career Evaluation

If you have just found out that you are being made redundant from work, it may be the trigger (or the kick up the you know what!) to start evaluating your current career. I know people who took redundancy when I did and used the money to become a teacher,…

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Fancy a change? Four short-term and online courses you can take without ditching the day job!

Managing both a successful career and a happy family can be tricky for parents. In a recent article, Forbes refers to “mommy wars”, this intense divide between stay-at-home mums and working mothers. It may sound rather unimportant, but it’s actually a complicated societal issue with gender inequality at work, guilt brought on by motherhood at its core. 

Woman quits £60,000 a year job to sell ice cream on an island…would you?

Is it ever too late to change your career? Well, only if you say so. The term ‘mature student’ was coined for a reason – to give anyone who decided (in adult life) that they wanted to change careers to have the opportunity to do just that.

If you think about the fact that we are living a lot longer these days, deciding to retrain in your forties, fifties (or later) means you can enjoy several decades of life doing what you enjoy – and why not?