293. Success In a Second Career: Advice for Transitioning From White Collar to Blue Collar w/...
In this episode of the Arc Junkies Podcast, Jason Becker interviews Terese Ricard, a former Spanish teacher who made the bold decision to transition to welding as her second career. Terese shares her journey and the valuable lessons she learned along the way, providing inspiration and guidance for career changers interested in pursuing welding.,Terese's story resonates with individuals who are considering a career change or starting something new later in life. She emphasizes that it's never too late to learn and follow your passion. Terese's positive outlook and determination to succeed in welding serve as a reminder that taking risks can lead to personal growth and fulfillment. By sharing her experience of securing scholarships and grants to cover the costs of welding school, Terese offers practical advice for those facing financial challenges. Her insights on the importance of having a plan, exploring scholarship opportunities, and ensuring marketable skills are invaluable for anyone considering a vocational training program. If you're looking for inspiration and guidance on transitioning to a new career, especially in the field of welding, this episode is a must-listen. Terese's story proves that with courage, determination, and a willingness to take risks, anyone can find success and fulfillment in a second career.
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