From Consultant To Developer

Johan Forslund was a consultant who was unsatisfied with his job and dreamed of becoming a developer. In our interview Johan shared some of his experiences and insights he gained from his career transition.

Standing Out to Get In!

Ivan De Ramón Outside Of Google's London office

The unusual story and the unexpected results of a student who had the courage to stand in front of the London google office to score a job interview.

What is Your Career Change Tactic?

I didn’t realize that I had a career change tactic before an interview series with 52 career changes in early 2020. The interesting thing was, these interviewees didn’t know they had a tactic either.

Finding purpose … in a nutshell

I think I already shared with you that I changed careers and jobs way too often. What I didn’t understood until later was that the thing that drove me to change was a lack of purpose. I always hoped I find purpose in the next job, but I never did. “Follow your purpose” did not work for me. It was a chase that never ended.

Is your job your identity?

How would you answer, “So, what do you do?” generally?

If the first thing that comes to mind is “what you do for a living,” chances are you are “enmeshed,” 🕸 Enmeshed is used by psychologists to describe when the boundaries between your job and your identity blur.