…ears, and even more so during the pandemic, I’ve had a few early warning signs of problems to come: repetitive strain injury, carpel-tunnel syndrome, and arthritis. I’m lucky enough that they haven’t stopped me from working for a significant period, but I’ve cert…
I’ve talked about losing my dream job because of Covid-19, which led to me going all-in on a career switch to web development from physical therapy:
I Lost My Dream Job When College Sports Went Away. Now I’m Switching Careers.
Even before the pandemic, it was hard to make ends meet as a massage therapist for college athletes
But I knew by the time I finished PT school that the degree cost way too much, all the more so for not having improved my actual clinical skills:
I Didn’t Learn Anything in Physical Therapy School
The doctoral training physical therapists receive is broken — they learn just enough to keep you sick.
Then I got fired from a company after a disagreement with my manager about scheduling, so I ended up moving across the country for travel PT work, but there I experienced bullying and harassment:
Allow Yourself To Get Fired and See What Happens
After getting fired three times in six months, I learned an important lesson about self-reliance and finding my…
Thanks for sharing your story and the great advice! Best of luck in healthcare management, and please feel free to connect on LinkedIn!