Joanna Maxwell – how following her interests and passions has lead to the job she was born for – Episode 30

In this episode, I talk to Joanna Maxwell all about career change.  Joanna has worked in a wide variety of jobs throughout her career and she helps a lot of other people change careers as well. She’s now taken all that experience and recently gained a position with the Australian Human Rights Commission in the Age Discrimination Team.

Joanna is the author of the book Rethink Your Career in your 40s, 50s & 60s.

In this episode we cover:

  • Why Joanna has had a such a varied career
  • How her love of travel impacted career choices and led to her interest in career change
  • The challenges of identity with career change
  • How men & women deal with their sense of identity
  • How Joanna took her interests and satisfy those through her career choices
  • Planning financially when running your own business
  • Finding strategies to create a working life that is sustainable
  • How the book came about and what’s included
  • Joanna’s tips to make career choices work

Links mentioned in this Episode

Joanna Maxwell’s Website 

Joanna on Linkedin

Rethink Your Career in your 40s, 50s & 60s

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