Posted: Apr 10, 2012 11:14 am
by Made of Stars
I went from medical research to a proper job (pharma rep) at age 28, did that for a few years as my stepping stone into corporate life (couldn't do it forever) and haven't looked back. At 43 I've shifted into a different branch of the healthcare industry to broaden my experience and hopefully open up other opportunities.

My advice is to see each step in your career as broadening and deepening your CV. I don't have a particular goal in mind, beyond making a good (great) living, and having a stimulating job. Healthcare corporations tick both those boxes for me, so far.