I Am Changing Careers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    I was recently laid off from my job

    and find that I have a lot of free time on my hands. I wasn't able to decide what path I wanted to go down. I was at a friends house reorganizing her messy pantry. As she sat there and watched me she said, "you would make the perfect professional organizer...you should...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Mar 14, 2014

    Life Changes

    i have retired early from public school teaching and am in transition to more time working for my current employer as a part time pharmacist or a new pharmacy employer, becoming a certified diabetes educator, painting more pictures this time for sale or maybe something else...
    corsairII corsairII
    51-55, M
    Jan 1, 2013


    Well here I am again about to lose my job  for the 3rd time through no fault of my own. The company I work for is packing up and moving to another state and I'm not invited to go along. It's the 3rd plant either to  close down or to move in the last 30 years. It sucks...
    jadecrow jadecrow
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Aug 22, 2008

    Well not really. Or at least not at the moment.

    I fell like I'm on the brink of giving up. I'm still keeping myself busy, but every time I hear complaints about my work. Or whenever I get too stressed on a certain day or week. I feel like I wanted to quit everything, and do something else. Something that does not require that...
    hopelessaddict hopelessaddict
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2014

    Government and politics to creative writing.

    It hasn't truly started yet, but I am very excited to get back to what I always knew was my calling. Got to start finding the $$ in it, though.
    jakeasaurusrex2 jakeasaurusrex2
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 20, 2014
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