5 Things Not to Believe About Recruiters

“Where’s the money coming from? Am I doing the right thing? Why are people saying stay where you are?” Recently escaped Big 4 Accountant Brendan gives an honest, thoughtful insight to some experiences gained from dealing with Recruitment Consultants...

Confusion, uncertainty, and big, sexy dreams

One of my favourite things about my job is my inbox, because it sometimes feels like the bat-phone (in a world where Escape the City gets to play Batman). I get so many brave, vulnerable emails from members of all ages, from all over the world. The other day, this...
Adventure Travel – More Than Just an Escape

Adventure Travel – More Than Just an Escape

Katie Aune is a former attorney who left a job in fundraising and event planning to travel and volunteer in all 15 countries of the former Soviet Union. She returned home in September after a 13-month career break that included running a marathon in Estonia, teaching...
‘Following the shiny light’: Toby reports back

‘Following the shiny light’: Toby reports back

A guest blog post by our good friends General Assembly. In the heat of the summer, we gave Escape the City readers a special scholarship to attend General Assembly’s 10-week course in front-end web development. With the potential of such new skills, we simply...