Career change success stories are always inspiring to read – and one of the comments I get from time to time about this website is that visitors would like to hear about other people's career stories.
Hearing what someone else has done, their successes and their failures, helps make them feel less isolated in their struggle to find a career that will truly satisfy them.
You have probably already read about MY career story, but how about sharing yours? Just click the button to get started.
This section on the How To Change Careers website is designed to allow you to do just that – share YOUR career change success stories.
Wherever you are in your career, in a good place or a bad place, there will be other career changers out there who will be helped and encouraged to hear about your story.
So go on, use the box below to tell us about your career, how it has unfolded and where you would like to see it going.
Perhaps you don't feel that your career is a great success story –
don't worry, that just makes it more real. The stories do not all
have to be successes. We often learn more from things that haven't gone
quite right. Use this space to have a rant and let off steam if you
Other visitors to How To Change Careers will read your
story and will be able to comment and possibly give you tips and advice.
By posting your story here, you will have a worldwide support community at your fingertips.
Here are a few ideas of the kind of thing you could write about:
I hope these give you a few ideas, bit feel free to take a different angle if you want!
This is your space to share. There is a great How To Change Careers community out there (there are visitors from over 130 countries), keen to hear your career change success stories and ready to give you support and encouragement. So go on, put finger to keyboard and tell the world!
Everyone has a story to tell about their career. It could be how you made a successful career move or it might be a story about The Boss From Hell and how you dealt with him/her. Whatever it is, you can make someone smile or give them some inspiration and encouragement. What’s your career story?
Click on the links below to see the stories other visitors to this page have shared about their careers...
From Redundancy To A New Career
A year ago I read your webpage and subscribed to your newsletter when the option of voluntary redundancy came up at work. Until then I hadn't considered …
I was a legal secretary and had come out of A levels straight into office jobs. I had no clue what career I wanted to pursue but had always had an interest …
Following the Light
I always loved photography as a hobby but didn't plan to make it my job until last year, when redundancies started to happen at my work place. The …
Taking the time to reflect and explore
Although I was taught at school that having a career was important - I was never advised to take some time out to really consider who I am and what career …
Out Of Darkness, And Into Light!
"When you stare into the abyss the abyss stares back at you." Friedrich Nietzsche I had been in the same career for the past 18 years, I had been …
A Young Knight Makes Their Own Future
Hi, my name is Nicola Knight and I am a 22 year old with a big dream - and I am making it happen. I left school at the age of 16 with a few GCSE's …
Quality over Quantity
So there I was, sitting in my dining room with my wife with the first of the bright, warm Spring sunshine of 2009 beaming through our patio windows. Our …
Life After Bankruptcy
I always sought the perfect career in the same way that I went on a quest for the perfect husband... I just knew "The One" was out there! I tried traditional …
Becoming a Virtual Teacher
I'm 55 and all my professional life I have been a teacher and loved it. It's a vocation for me and I think that makes me very lucky. But it hasn't always …
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Detailed information on what teachers do and how to become one.
Mar 19, 15 01:39 PM
Is it time you took some time out? It can make all the difference when you are making changes in your life
Mar 19, 15 01:37 PM
Preparing for the classic What Skills Have You Got To Offer interview question