Your first job after a career break can be a daunting experience. You may not be feeling as confident as you might want to feel right now. It’s important that you don’t underestimate all that you have achieved whilst on your break and that you recognise from a personal growth and self-development point of view, you have probably developed more in recent years than those who have stayed working. We know from research that returners come back with greater perspective, drive, the ability to delegate and manage their time.

Preparation, as with most things is key to performing well, and there are both practical and psychological things you can consider in the guide below.

Pre-Return Checklist – Preparing Yourself Practically and Mentally for Return