You can be among the thousands of Americans quitting their jobs and chasing their dreams.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - After years and very good pay in the medical industry, Pam DiMuccio of St. Petersburg finally had to answer her lifelong true calling: Becoming a personal chef.
She got her first kitchen knife at age 12. She waited another thirty-eight years before making it her profession.
“At 50, if I didn’t do it now, I’d never do it,” said DiMuccio. “Giving up everything to go into personal chef-ing, it’s a huge risk.”
More Americans have quit their jobs this year since 2001 to chase their dreams.
Pam’s company, Home Plate, does everything from cater dinner parties to sell ready-made picnic baskets. It is a great example on how to make a smart job transition.
There is always some risk whether you are starting your own business or making a career switch. There are ways to make smart decisions before doing anything rash:
Here are four resources you can use when deciding whether to change jobs: