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5 Things You Need to Know About Corporate | Episode 3

Listen To My Latest Podcast Episode: 5 Things You Need to Know About Corporate | Episode 3

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Leaving the Classroom is your go-to podcast for tips to transition into the corporate world. Join host, Kristi Oliva, as she shares practical advice and key insights to help you make the most of your transitioning journey.

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In this episode, meet me, Kristi Oliva, former teacher turned instructional designer. Learn how I left the classroom and pursued a corporate career. I have now worked for three Fortune 10 companies including CVS, Google, and now Amazon. I left the classroom for so many reasons, and in this episode I take you through the top 5 reasons I knew I didn’t want to be a teacher anymore.

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Most teachers feel summers off is one of the best perks of teaching and can’t imagine giving it up. It is also quite nice to have the same schedule as your kids to be able to take family vacations together. This was one of my biggest worries too when I thought about leaving the classroom. In this episode, I talk about why I don’t miss summers off, or any other teacher ‘perk.’

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Today I am talking about one of the biggest fears I had when I began to consider leaving the classroom. Starting over.

According to a National Education Association survey in 2021, 37% of educators are considering leaving the classroom earlier than they had planned. That went up six months later to 55%. Teachers are leaving the profession and starting over. And if you are considering leaving the classroom and entering the corporate world, there are some things you need to know.

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