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I will be 40 in a few months and have been working in an administrative field for over 20 years. In the last few years I've had aspirations of going back to school to obtain a Funeral Director's license. These two fields are comparitively very different. What results did you have when you made the change? Do you have regrets?

Asked By: sleepingliv - 8/15/2007
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Answered By: x_xennon - 8/16/2007
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I don't know if my change was that dramatic but I went from being an administrative manager (HR, Employee Relations, etc.) for a large corporation in a large city to a database administrator for a medium company in a small city. VERY different payscale..... I guess you could call it "domo" for downwardly mobile but I... More
Answered By: Ms Common Cents - 8/15/2007
 
No regrets. Just pursue what you feel is for you. Have a lot of courage and prayers. They are just over the horizon. Keep on sailing.
Answered By: DOMINILINCON - 8/15/2007
 
I went from being a marketing manager to a software engineer so I would say that their is a pretty good contrast there... More
Answered By: Dan - 8/15/2007
 
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