It takes a special kind of person to make a complete career change after more than 25 years in one industry.
Adding to that being over 40, without another job to go to and that takes things to a whole other level!
EPISODE 130 | 48 minutes
Siobhan Tagell fell into a job in the office products industry and quickly rose the ranks to become a General Manager and was highly respected in her role.
Long hours and health challenges led her to pull the pin on that career path and opened up to a new opportunity to start her own business as a Project manager for home renovations in Sydney’s Inner West.
In this week’s podcast episode, Siobhan shares with Shandra:
How she left her Uni degree behind and the struggles in making that happen
The reasons she stayed in one role for 17 years
The physical toll her ‘successful’ role took on her
Why she turned down a ‘dream’ job offer after she resigned
How she got the idea for her business and it wasn’t what she thought it would be
The things she found easy as an employee that have been harder in her own business
The best things about working for herself
Tips on preparing for the financial impact of working for yourself