Even with a ton of skills and work experience under your belt, making a career change mid-stream is a tough gig. See how some of our members have managed the transition.
Sheryl Gray: “Delivering a Healthy Career Change”
In the face of personal crisis, Sheryl takes a huge leap of faith to realize her professional dreams.
Some facts about Sheryl
Current position: Independent writer and editor
IABC member since: August 2011
Biggest help in getting established: Surrounding myself with established communicators through IABC volunteer work.
Lydia Tay: “Starting over in Vancouver”
A young communicator rewrites her career in Vancouver.
Some facts about Lydia
Current position: Manager, Talent Acquisition and Employee Engagement, Paper Excellence
IABC member since: 2012
Biggest help in getting established: Biggest help in getting established: Networking, asking seasoned communicators for a little face time to understand the industry, and being pleasantly surprised when they agreed!