What to Wear to Return-To-Work Interviews

When you are returning to work after a career break, it is often hard to know what to wear for interviews, especially if you have been out of the workplace for a number of years. With so much having changed over the last couple of years with the pandemic, we know that many returners feel […]

Advice from Employers to Returners – How to Make Yourself Stand Out in CVs and Interviews

At our 2019 Women Returners ‘Back to Your Future’ Conference, Claire Cohen, Women’s Editor of The Telegraph, interviewed five of our employer sponsors who have experience of running successful returner programmes: Bloomberg, Credit Suisse, FDM Group, Fidelity International and O2. Read some of the highlights on CV and interview advice from the panel’s responses below (and […]

What to wear to interviews

It can be difficult to decide what to wear to an interview at the best of times, let alone when you’ve been away from the work place for a while. The following tips are designed to make it an easier experience and to help you make the best impression. Dress as though you already work […]

How Informational Interviews can help with your Return-to-Work

What is an Informational Interview? The start of a new academic year is often a time when returners start thinking about going back to work. If you are at the stage where you are considering a variety of options, you’ll need to do some detailed research to help you to narrow your focus or even […]

How to Shine in Telephone Interviews

One of the innovations in recruitment practice in the last decade is the increasing use of telephone interviews. In addition to their use in standard job recruitment, many of the return to work programmes we support use them as part of the screening process when deciding who to invite for face-to-face interviews or to selective […]