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Career 180: British Columbians Starting Over

Career 180: British Columbians Starting Over
Leigh Wall swapped her PR desk job for a shop and wrench.

It's an oft-repeated mantra: the job-for-life is over, today's economy requires workers to switch careers several times. Popular wisdom suggests workers are switching gigs more than 10, 20 or 30 years ago.

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Career 180: A Desk Jobber Trades Up

Career 180: A Desk Jobber Trades Up

A PR manager swaps the office for a shop and wrench. First in a series about British Columbians starting over.

Sarah Berman / 1 Sep 2014


Career 180: Engineering Gluten-Free Pastry

Career 180: Engineering Gluten-Free Pastry

Recession roadblocks turned Eric Ho onto the culinary path of his dreams. Second in a series on BCers starting over.

Sarah Berman / 2 Sep 2014


Career 180: With Hours Chopped, Forester Moves to Senior Care

Career 180: With Hours Chopped, Forester Moves to Senior Care

After decades in the woods, a job transition made Gale Brownlee take heart. Part of a series.

Sarah Berman / 3 Sep 2014


Career 180: A Home Builder Flips to Molding Minds

Career 180: A Home Builder Flips to Molding Minds

After an injury, Carey Stewart reconstructed his life. Last in a series on British Columbians starting over.

Sarah Berman / 4 Sep 2014