Global Economy & Business

Changing Gear, Jan Hall and Jon Stokes’ guide to career changes published by Headline


Coping with transition can be hard at every stage of life, but it presents unique challenges as we come to the time of our lives when we are facing the end of full-on, full-time work.

Changing Gear: Creating the Life You Want After a Full On Careerlooks at why work is such an important part of a person’s identity, and how challenging it can be when it’s time to change gear, whether that’s to explore a new path or take a step back from our careers entirely.

Offering insight, advice and practical exercises to help you make the right decisions, this valuable guide gives you the tools to navigate complicated situations, identify what’s most important, and develop the skills you need to cope with change.

Jan Hall is the founder of No 4, a new advisory business. Prior to this, she spent 22 years as a top headhunter for a wide variety of major organisations, acting as a key strategic adviser through many challenging transitions.

Jon Stokes is a Business Psychologist and a Chartered Clinical Psychologist of the British Psychological Society. He was formerly a Senior Fellow in Management Practice at Said Business School, and he trained and worked at the Tavistock Clinic and Institute in London where he became Director of the Adult Psychotherapy Department.

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