Making a Career Change after 40 – From Sales Rep to Scientific Hand Analyst
When you have a ‘successful’ career, making a significant career change after 40 takes courage – and – often it needs a trigger of some sort.
Why else would you leave the comfort and certainty of what you already know?
For Rachael Huntly the trigger was having her 4th child and feeling like she just couldn’t go back and keep doing what she had been doing… her role wasn’t bad, and she loved her clients, BUT it wasn’t satisfying her on a deeper level…
So she didn’t go back to her job and instead has started a new career working for herself as a Scientific Hand Analyst.
If you’re asking yourself – What the hell is a Scientific Hand Analyst??? – then you’re not alone!
In this interview episode Rachael shares:
- What a Scientific Hand Analyst is [and what it’s not!]
- The unusual and indirect way she discovered what she wanted to do
- How the skeptics in her life reacted to her decision to work for herself
- The scariest part of making the change – and how she manages it
- Tips for anyone thinking about making a change from a career to working for yourself
This interview series is designed to give lots of examples of women who have made career change after 40 – how they did it, why they did it, the hardest parts and the best parts about it, so you can see all the different ways it’s possible – and you can start taking small steps towards your own career change…
And if you are thinking about working for yourself one day, come and connect with a group on a similar road so you can explore what’s next for you and how to make it happen – join our private Facebook group â Career Change â Start and Grown Your Small Business
If you would like to find out more and connect with Rachael you can do that here:
Facebook group – On Purpose and Powerful
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