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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.

Nonna’s story: Finding more meaningful work

  Nonna completed the Career Change Accelerator in Spring 2018. Formerly in the banking industry, she’s now an innovation consultant in the insurance industry working for a social enterprise.  What were you up to before Escape? At first, my choice of career in the UK...

To our community

  To our community, We work day and night to help people to do work that matters to them and the world. Every week we send you updates, inspiration, and advice to help you to make that leap for yourselves. It’s a mission we believe in. We have dedicated 10 years of...

Staying connected in lockdown: how to avoid losing your mind

Lockdown has presented many challenges to our way of life, from changes to how often we can see our families, to limitations as to where and how we work. With so much change it's little wonder that our collective mental health has been challenged. Adjusting to a new...

Liam’s story: Finding a more meaningful career

Changing Direction - After Liam McPherson left university, he landed a role in a grad scheme and was living in London for the first time. He was working in the sought-after Finance industry and enjoying life. But after a couple of years, he had an unshakable feeling...

How to Get a Career in Social Impact

Social Impact - Many of us are drawn to working for organisations which make a positive difference in people's lives. From charities to 'purpose-for-profits', we're fortunate to live in a world where millions of these enterprises exist. But if you've ever tried to...

Personal Brand: How to optimise your own branding to stand out

When moving in a new career direction - especially if it’s not a traditional path - part of the challenge is being able to explain to people who you are and how you can help them - your personal brand. This needn’t be difficult, but it is worth spending a bit of time...

8 Ways to Stand Out: Mastering the art of the job hustle

THE HUSTLE - If you’re in a position where you’re looking for a new job, the challenge is to find the perfect opportunity that fits your passions, skills and values. It’s all too easy to spend hours trawling job boards, hoping for that elusive opportunity to be hiding...

How to identify your skills and present them to an employer

Self-knowledge, especially understanding your strengths, is key to unlocking fulfilling work for you. The problem is that most of us are blind to our own strengths. We're quick to discount them, ignore them, belittle them. Read on to find out how to identify your...

How to start a job search when you don’t know where to start

Many people right now will be anxious about the stability of their job. Lots of people will have already lost their positions and could be feeling frightened and unsure how to even embark upon a job search. Some people will be figuring out ways to build for the...

The psychology of career stuckness

"Your brain is not your friend." Your brain has a big job: to keep you safe. It’s a job that it does spectacularly well. And thank goodness it does.  It’s helped your ancestors evade an impressive bunch of beasts, battles and bad times to keep them alive and increase...

How to use this time to understand your career likes and dislikes

At Escape, we believe in doing work that matters to you and the world. We help people navigate the winding road of career change. Career change can feel messy and daunting at the best of times, but even more so when it is triggered by situations out of our control....

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