Jill Dahl is a writer, coach and entrepreneur who recently launched her own company Second Hand Therapy. But when she first started out, she wanted to be a teacher, and after graduating from university with a degree in education she taught high school English and Home Economics for five years.
However, Jill soon felt she needed a change and her love of numbers led her to the financial industry where she started out as an insurance advisor and eventually worked her way up to branch manager of a billion dollar business with a staff of 40. Although she’s recently made another career change in order to start her own business, we talked to her about her initial switch from education to finance where she ended up working for over a decade.
5 minutes with our career change expert: tips and advice