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The perfect pivot: learn how to change careers confidently

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If you’ve been thinking about changing careers but don’t know where to start, look no further than our one-hour video masterclass.

From journalism to primary school teaching. Recruitment to fashion design. Accountancy to nursing. These are just some of the numerous career pivots made during the pandemic, after many people realised they weren’t happy in their jobs. If your current industry isn’t for you and you’ve been thinking about changing careers but don’t know where to start or what your strengths are, look no further than our brand-new video masterclass with career development experts, authors and podcasters Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis.

About this class

Class title: The perfect pivot: how to build a reputation in a new field

Type: Online class, pre-recorded

Duration: 1 hour

Price: £10, watch on-demand

What you need: A pen and paper, and an open mind.

What you’ll learn:

During this one-hour session, you’ll learn three different things that are going to help you with your career pivot:

  1. How to prepare for your pivot. Here’s how you’ll learn to explore the potential possibilities of your career change
  2. How to position yourself for a pivot. Learn how to identify your strengths and how to use and grow them
  3. How to progress your pivot. When you discover what the thing is that you want to do, here’s how Helen and Sarah advise you on how to actually make it happen

Watch an extract from the class:

About the tutors: Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis

Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis are the founders of Amazing If, an award-winning career development company with an ambition to democratise career development. They are the co-hosts of the UK’s no.1 careers podcast, Squiggly Careers, which has 1 million listeners and was a nominee for best business podcast at The British Podcast Awards. In January 2021 they recorded their TEDx talk Why squiggly careers are better for everyone at Abbey Road Studios in London.

Together they are also authors of The Sunday Times Number One Business Bestseller The Squiggly Career, selected as a Financial Times business book of the month.

Prior to Amazing If, their respective careers span leadership roles in organisations including Virgin, Microsoft, Barclays and Sainsbury’s. Helen is a trustee for Working Families charity and Sarah is Co-Chair of the Mayor of London Workspace Advisory Board. Helen lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband and two children. Sarah lives in London with her partner and non-sleeping toddler.

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