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Explore our articles for advice and inspiration on career change and entrepreneurship, and stories from those who’ve taken the leap into something new.

Top International Women’s Day 2020 events for female career hustlers

There has never been a better time for women to escape unfulfilling jobs to do work that matters to them and the world. And it’s happening, right before our eyes. Bold, brave, bright women are taking the leap to quit unsatisfying jobs and work with progressive...

How to Get a Job in the Disruptive Food Industry

Food, glorious food! One of the world’s oldest industries; a constant throughout the ages. In the UK, we spend close to £100billion on it every year.  With hundreds of thousands of brands saturating the market, it takes real tenacity and drive for small companies to...

The Startup Story of Killa Vanilla: Best Pals to Business Partners

As the old adage goes: 'Necessity is the mother of invention'. This certainly rings true in the case of Killa Vanilla's Dom - an alumnus of the Escape Startup Accelerator. While training for the British Indoor Rowing Championships, Dom kept falling foul of fiendish...

How to Get a Career in Sustainable Fashion

This week sees designers from all over the world congregate in the British capital for London Fashion Week. By now, we know what to expect: boundaries will be pushed, trends defined and legacies created. But while glitz & glamour have always been a mainstay of the...

24 top tips to making a brave career change

  Do you want to escape from unfulfilling work? Are you craving freedom, passion, autonomy? Feeling a need to be more connected to your work and lead a more meaningful life? If so, you’re not alone! At Escape The City, we have helped thousands of people build 21st...

Leaving London: In desperate need of a lifestyle change

London. The roaring city. Immortalised on the silver screen. Entrenched in the dreams of millions. From a young age, many of us learn to revere London as the epitome of success - a goliath on the world stage. The place you should be if you want to ‘make it’. But...

How to live your life adventurously

  Anna McNuff had a very “normal” job, working in an office 9 to 5 and felt completely unfulfilled. One day, whilst sitting at her desk and having a tedious fight with a PowerPoint presentation, Anna felt the urge to throw her computer out the window. Anna thought -...

Finding Work That Matters: Tips from escape heroes

Many of us know we want to do something different, but we’re not quite sure where to start. Some fritter between different techniques, unguided and unsure. Others get so overwhelmed by competing philosophies that they feel completely stuck and don’t start at all. The...

Experiment bravely to make a successful career change

Ready. Aim. Fire! This is how we should approach our Escape, right? Make sure you’re ready. Carefully prepare until you know you’re ready. Then (and only then) start moving! It’s easy to get stuck in our heads around the introspection, theory and navel gazing...

5 minutes with: Alex Stephany, Founder & CEO of Beam

Beam was founded just over two years ago, but in that time they’ve already transformed the lives of 159 homeless people. The social enterprise has crowdfunded over £600,000 to give those sleeping rough - and without permanent accommodation - the opportunity to achieve...

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