How to Get Back into the Workforce after a Long Absence

Executive Resumes and Coaching

shutterstock_124636996You were once at the top of your game, but then life happened and you took a step away from your career. Maybe you decided to stay home with your kids, or the opportunity to travel the world presented itself and you couldn’t say “no”. Whatever happened to take you away from the workforce, you have probably already realised that re-entering may not be easy. Most industries change quickly, and yours is likely no different, but there are a few ways to boost your chances of getting back to your career despite the extended leave.

Update Your Skills

Consider signing up for a few continued education classes before trying to re-enter the workforce. Technology has changed and it is possible your industry has evolved greatly since you were last employed. Look into specific certifications you could get which would help set you apart from other applicants, and brush up on…

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About Kylie Hammond
Executive Search Consultant, Head-Hunter, HR Consultant, Executive Career Coach, Expert Resume Writer & Executive Talent Agent.

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