Making A Career Move


I’ve been thinking about my recent decision to make a move in my career.

Everything happened so quickly. I had just about made a mental note that “it was my time” for a change, but within days of making that decision I already had another prospect in the pipeline.

It was so funny when I told my Dad that I had resigned from my job, he was quite shocked and our conversation went something like this:

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So I Quit My Job

Today marks the first day of the last week of my career at a major Financial Services Company – six and a half years after starting with this organisation and over 10 years into a career path I once wanted more than anything else!

Why? Because I want to be Happy…

Let me get things straight – 90% of the time, I was really happy in the specialised job I performed and I can honestly say I gave it my all and learnt so much during this time. You know that elusive question that gets asked in almost every job interview? – “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” Well, 5 years ago, I would have said I saw myself as head of Department in my specialist field!

And today? I find myself looking in a different direction…

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