An interesting article from the UK. Consider taking on freelance jobs or contract work if you're looking for more independence and variety in your career. You'll need the business acumen to build a client base and manage your finance.
You can read the article at https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/self-employment/freelancing?utm_medium=email_marcomms&utm_content=19790&utm_campaign=160519&utm_source=newsletter
…Freelancing is a real and meaningful career alternative for ambitious professionals...
You can read more at https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonyounger/2019/06/18/top-freelancers-are-doing-just-fine-a-new-upwork-study/#14b3c42b1135