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How to find your passion & switch careers

Escape the City - The Escape School

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (BST)

How to find your passion & switch careers

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Escape: How to find your passion & switch careers

Adele Barlow, Escape the City // Rob Symington, Escape the City

We all know what ideal work looks like - it's stimulating, well-paid, allows us to control our own time, and helps us to feel more alive by tapping into our deepest interests. We also know that it's difficult for busy corporate professionals to find the time to reflect on making this a reality. But if you want to switch into more fulfilling work, you'll need to invest some time into investigating the best path forward.

Started in London in 2009 by two frustrated management consultants, Escape the City has since grown to a global community of over 85,000 corporate professionals who want to 'do something different'. The purpose of this workshop is to share what we've learned about helping corporate professionals escape from unfulfilling work, and to help you shape your next moves towards finding work you love.

From the basics of mapping out the process of career transition, the questions you need to ask yourself, and learning how to get unstuck, you'll leave with more clarity on how to make career change a reality. You'll get practical tools to help shape a vision for your life, insight into building an online presence, and tips for what to expect in the transition.



Adele Barlow - Escape the City (@escthecity)
Adele is the community manager for Escape the City. She has dealt with hundreds of corporate professionals who want to make the leap into doing something different, but aren't quite sure how to map the path going forwards. She's also currently writing a book on taking a structured, strategic approach to developing a fulfilling career.

Rob Symington - Escape the City (@escroberto)
Rob is one of the founders of Escape the City. He made his own corporate escape three years ago. Escape has listed opportunities for over 2000 organisations in the past 2 years, has helped thousands of people find work they actually love, start businesses and go on life changing adventures. He is currently writing the Escape Manifesto - an inspiring and practical manifesto to help a lost generation discover work that matters to them. 
This event is kindly hosted by The Hub Westminster - who offer great membership packages for Escape members. 


Escape the City: Introduction from Escape the City on Vimeo.

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When & Where

The Hub Westminster
1st floor New Zealand House
80 Haymarket
SW1Y 4TE London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (BST)

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Escape the City - The Escape School


Escape the City is a global community of +190,000 talented corporate professionals making brave career transitions and starting businesses. The Escape School is Escape the City's education arm.

We are proud to bring you The Escape School in partnership with Crowdcube. Crowdcube are the world's leading investment crowdfunding platform and they are revolutionising the investment industry by providing new ways for startup, early stage and growth businesses to raise capital. Find out more at www.crowdcube.com

What is The Escape School about?

It's not about opting out. It's about ambitious, talented people spending their careers doing work that matters; to them and to the world. We produce a wide range of talks, events and courses to educate, empower and connect our members for career changes, entrepreneurialism and adventure.

We have built the Escape School to teach what we wish we’d learnt back in 2009 when we were commuting to our corporate jobs, wondering how to drive our career in directions that matter to us.

Rob, Dom & Mikey - Esc Founders
Matt, Becca, Sarah-Rose & Tessa - The Escape School team




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