7 People Who Left Corporate Jobs for More Fulfilling Jobs Share Their Stories

June 21, 2016

4:40 pm

In business, success may seem very black-and-white. You must work hard, apply yourself, and be patient to work up the corporate ladder to gain the recognition and success that you’ve earned. And while there’s nothing wrong with this model working for some people, it just isn’t effective (or healthy) for others. Success is as individualistic as we are – and each person has a different definition of what it means for them.

With so many ways to find success, it can be slightly overwhelming to find your own path. Even if you’ve committed to a few months or years working in one industry only to discover that it isn’t for you, that’s perfectly fine. In fact, others have come from working in corporate only to leave it all behind…and find happiness beyond the cubicle.

In a recent Reddit post, users were asked to share their stories about leaving their corporate jobs and seeking more-fulfilling ones. Here’s how others have found happiness beyond the standard corporate workplace:

(H/T Reddit)

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Cameron is a tech and culture journalist, comic book enthusiast, and lives near New York City. A graduate of Stockton University, she's using her words to shift the world of online journalism, one byline at a time. When she's not writing, she can be found reading sci-fi novels, collecting succulents, and planning her next obnoxious hair color. Cameron is an editorial fellow at Tech.Co. Send your tips to cameron@tech.co or tweet @BlkGirlManifest.

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