Escape the City aims to connect smart, talented, ambitious professionals with new opportunities at genuinely exciting organisations. But how to define “exciting organisation”? Introducing “21st Century Employers” 21st Century Employers is our new campaign to spotlight the kinds of organisations worth working for in the 21st century – it’s about social impact, entrepreneurialism and exciting, progressive brands. Here […]

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Escape the City aims to connect smart, talented, ambitious professionals with new opportunities at genuinely exciting organisations. But how to define “exciting organisation”? Introducing “21st Century Employers” 21st Century Employers is our new campaign to spotlight the kinds of organisations worth working for in the 21st century – it’s about social impact, entrepreneurialism and exciting, progressive brands. Here […]

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[Guest post: from Lucy Lynn-Evans, digital marketer, growth hacker, ex-Escape the City team member and all round legend - working with Ed on Veglo - a bike light startup] Ed worked for an African Travel company for 6 years. He enjoyed it but was frustrated that he wasn’t building something for himself. This was not […]

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[Today's blog post is written by Sam, a recent escapee from corporate law, currently working with Escape the City and re-styling himself as a content, marketing and overall commercial development specialist. Enjoy!] The London Coffee Festival wrapped up on Sunday afternoon after four days packed full of tastings, demos, presentations and networking – all fuelled by […]

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From History Graduate to Happy Programmer

by Guest on April 7, 2014

Andrea is an Escape member who works for Front Digital as a full-stack developer and project manager.  She changed careers from being an historian and a marketer, after taking General Assembly’s Web Development Immersive course.  She’s now kicking ass and taking names as a programmer!   Three years ago, I graduated from Rutgers University in New […]

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Escape the City aims to connect smart, talented, ambitious professionals with new opportunities at genuinely exciting organisations. But how to define “exciting organisation”? Introducing “21st Century Employers” 21st Century Employers is our new campaign to spotlight the kinds of organisations worth working for in the 21st century – it’s about social impact, entrepreneurialism and exciting, progressive brands. Here […]

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[Note from Rob: It has been a total pleasure working with Lucy these past two months...] [A graduate from the New Entrepreneurs Foundation and with experience gained at Seatwave, Lucy is one impressive operator in the Digital Marketing / Growth Hacking space.] [She's considering her options for her next move. If you're a startup doing […]

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Pauline is an escape member who recently returned from taking part in the ‘Be the Change Journey’ to India. She embarked on the journey to gain clarity and inspiration and to accelerate herself into meaningful work. I was facilitating a workshop for the equity partners of a law firm. Whilst they scrabbled over the division […]

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21st Century Employers – Meet START

by Rob on March 19, 2014

Escape the City aims to connect smart, talented, ambitious professionals with new opportunities at genuinely exciting organisations. But how to define “exciting organisation”? Introducing “21st Century Employers” “21st Century Employers” is our new campaign to spotlight the kinds of organisations you’d like to work for. Here we are in the second decade of the 21st Century – […]

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Michelle is a recent escapee from corporate law who writes about finding a better way to work. See her other essays on her blog workerberbeefree. She is currently writing a teen sci-fi novel and completing the renovation of her flat. Here she shares some reflections on her transition. The leap In November 2013, I quit my […]

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