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Changing career or returning to work

Sometimes you choose to change careers, and sometimes a change is forced upon you by redundancy or personal circumstances. Learn more about your options in all cases, and how to get the best result for yourself.

Are you ready for a career change?
Are you feeling restless and in need of a change? Use this information to work out whether it’s a career change you are looking for, or if there is some other area of your life that needs to change.
Returning to work
Whether you have been out of the workforce for a few months or a few years, it is natural to worry about returning to work. Preparing will help you feel more confident about the return, and knowing all your options will help you make the best choice for yourself.
Redundancy - rights & options
What you should know if you're likely to experience redundancy.
Career options after redundancy
Being made redundant can knock your confidence. Find out what you can do to help yourself through the process, and to make plans for your future.
Resignation letters
Leaving your job? A thoughtful resignation letter can help you maintain a positive relationship with your old employer - which is useful as you never know when you'll need their help in the future. Find out what you should cover in your letter, and use our letter templates and examples.