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Getting back into work

Take the first step

There are all sorts of reasons why you may have been out of work. A career break to raise your family or travel, a period of illness, caring for a loved one or being made redundant are all common situations. If you’re now looking to return to work, then you may be considering some of the following:

  • Updating your skills and knowledge
  • Writing a winning CV and tailoring it for different roles
  • Preparing and practicing interview answers
  • Leveraging contacts in your network to find opportunities

Your career toolkit

Find practical advice and information in the articles and webinars below.

Past and present ICAEW members, ACA students, ICAEW staff members, their husbands, wives, life partners and children up to the age of 25 can also get tailored support from a professional career coach or start a free personal and professional development course.

Your Resources

Optimise your job search. Learn how to write a CV that will get you noticed, what interviewers are looking for in an ideal candidate and how to stay motivated when you’re looking for work.


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CAREER COACHING IS…

…a chance for you to work towards your career goals with the one-to-one support of a professional career coach. Whether you’re unemployed and looking for work, or working towards your next promotion, career coaching will help you develop the tools, skills and confidence you need to succeed. This could include:

  • A skills assessment
  • Developing your personal career plan
  • Writing a winning CV
  • Interview coaching and practice
  • Making the most of your network

‘It wasn’t long before I was back in work, in a very interesting interim position, that has helped me gain additional skills and build my confidence.’
Heather

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Expert Insights

Richard Jenkins

Behavioural psychologist, Richard Jenkins, explores the secrets of CV writing, how to make a great first impression at interview, and what recruitment consultants won’t tell you when you’re looking for a new job.

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CABA’s career development support has helped hundreds of people get back into work, progress their career, start their own business, improve their work life blend and more.

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