Career moves and career changes are inevitable. For many women, the careers they began years ago do not usually resemble the path that they are on now. The excitement, inspiration and sense of being valued disappear. Instead they work in an environment where they feel alone, undervalued and lonely. This is the crossroad one must cross: a change to stay or a change to go.
Editor’s Note: I’ve had five major career changes and I haven’t even turned 40 yet. And I’m not about to stop. In fact, I’m working on my next one. My parents are bewildered by the various paths I’ve taken – in their eyes, it’s completely disorganised, directionless and unstable. Christina Yiannakis explores the new reality
Dreaming about making a change is easy. Deciding to take a career leap is the hard part. Here are useful tips on deciding to jump and finding your feet.