• Career management

    The trouble with career paths

    When I graduated high school, way back last century (!), careers advisors were somewhat of a rarity. Certain parts of my extended family were very big on further educational achievements, so when asked, “what are you going to study when you leave school?”, I got used to saying, “I’ll probably do a BA and an MA and then decide”. That provided an acceptable answer and had a grain of truth in it. I really hadn’t decided what I wanted to do. Fast forward some years, OK, many years, and I still haven’t decided what I’m going to be when I grow up. I’ve managed to successfully change careers at least…