I admire people who recognise that their chosen job is ‘not for life’ and then do something about it. My Mum started studying for a university degree in her 40s and has since transitioned from working as a Personal Assistant to working in mental health as a Carer Consultant – a role which she thoroughly enjoys.
Being open to a new career path and exploring ways to make this happen, can pay off when you find yourself being paid for what you love. Here’s a couple of career change stories to give you some inspiration:
- Article in Canberra Times (27 May 2014) – How Many Careers Should You Have
- Audio from Radio National Life Matters (22 July 2014) – Alison Ware, Therapeutic Harpist