Prepare for retirement

New opportunities, new beginnings

LOOK FORWARD TO THE FUTURE

The drive to succeed and achieve might not diminish later in your career. In fact, it might feel like the ideal time to put your years of experience and learning to work. The key to maintaining career satisfaction as you approach retirement is planning ahead. Don’t let it creep up on you or let assumptions about age prevent you from pursuing new opportunities, both in and out of the workplace. Take a proactive approach and consider what you want out of this next stage of your career.

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  • Explore your options as you approach retirement. Do you want to continue working, go part-time or do something completely different?
  • Prepare for the personal and professional changes that come with retirement
  • Feel confident challenging ageism as a barrier to continued career development later in life
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Plan for the future you want with professional advice and expert support.

All of our services are free and strictly confidential. They’re available to all past and present ICAEW members, ACA students, past and present ICAEW staff and their close family.
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GET YOUR STRENGTHS PROFILE

GET YOUR STRENGTHS PROFILE

LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE - FULLY BOOKED!

UPDATED OCTOBER 21st 2019: This limited offer is now fully booked. However, we still have an extensive range of free and strictly confidential career programmes and services available to you. Simply click on the button below and complete our online enquiry form to find out how we can support you with your career.

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ACCESS PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COACHING

ACCESS PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COACHING

Be empowered to set, achieve and even exceed your personal and professional goals. Your coach will support you to define what it is you're seeking to achieve, identify potential barriers, clarify your priorities, make the most of your key strengths and skills and identify areas for development as you pursue new opportunities and face new challenges.

You can request up to 5 personal and professional coaching sessions over the telephone or via Skype.

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WORK WITH A CAREER COACH

WORK WITH A CAREER COACH

Develop your personal career plan and achieve your goals by improving your confidence and networking skills, creating an effective job search strategy, building a winning CV and transforming your interview skills.

Career coaching is available over the phone, online and, in some countries, face-to-face.

BITESIZE CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

These brilliant 2-hour programmes are designed to help you focus on specific elements of your career development strategy. You can work through them online, at your own pace and with the support of a professional career coach as and when you need.

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  • Get your CV to the top of the pile with a professional CV review
  • Maximise your visibility on LinkedIn and make sure the right opportunities find you
  • Build an effective job search strategy that puts you in control of your future

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TRANSFORM YOUR INTERVIEW PERFORMANCE

  • Create high impact elevator pitches for a powerful first impression
  • Understand how to prepare to ensure an effective interview performance
  • Learn the STAR technique for delivering well-structured, researched answers

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BUILD AN ONLINE BRAND THAT GETS YOU NOTICED

  • Understand your online presence with a Digital Footprint report
  • Undergo an in-depth LinkedIn profile review
  • Learn how to maximise your online visibility

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WORK WITH A BUSINESS COACH

WORK WITH A BUSINESS COACH

Work one to one with an experienced business coach to clarify your business idea and evaluate its potential, develop a comprehensive and realistic business plan and cultivate the skills you need to develop, launch and maintain a successful business. You may also be eligible to apply for a start-up grant of up to £2,000 to help towards costs such as training, equipment and licenses.

Business coaching is available in the UK only. Start-up grants can be accessed internationally.

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ADVICE & INFORMATION

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to make the most of your retirement.

Our free personal and professional development courses are available to past and present ICAEW members, ACA students, ICAEW staff and their close families, at a number of locations across the UK. Many of our courses are also available online; perfect for those with busy schedules, who are unable to travel, don't live close to the venues, or for those who live outside of the UK.

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THRIVE IN RETIREMENT

THRIVE IN RETIREMENT

Explore the practical and emotional elements of retirement.

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DEVELOP YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

DEVELOP YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

Feel confident challenging ageism as a barrier to employment by developing your personal brand.

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STRENGTHS FOR A POSITIVE LATER LIFE

STRENGTHS FOR A POSITIVE LATER LIFE

Find meaning, purpose and a positive direction in later life.

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Emotional intelligence for success

Emotional intelligence for success

Develop your emotional intelligence for increased self-awareness and improved relationships.

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