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Take a closer look at selected subjects and issues, with a selection of videos, guides and advice.

Changing direction

If you realise you’re on the wrong path or just feel ready for something new, you can always make a switch.

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School Nurse

Mike left school and went to work in a meat factory. At 24, he decided he wanted to become a nurse and so went back to college to get his GCSEs.

Monica
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Nursing Associate

Monica worked in retail and as a cashier in a bank. She decided to retrain as a nurse after spending time in hospital when her husband became ill.

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Changing direction

Hear people talk about changing their career path in this short clips video.

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Business Manager

When her job in fashion didn’t fit with her values, Louisa decided to resign without having another job to go to.

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General Manager

A leg accident led Seb to rethink his career.

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Jockey's Agent

Shashi was a fairly successful jockey for eleven years but realised he was never going to be a champion. After some research, he decided to become a jockey’s agent instead.

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Senior Staff Nurse

At 45, David decided to leave his job as a metalogist and go back to university to train as a nurse.