There has been a very welcomed increase in the number of returnships available by companies and organisations. These are designed to act as a bridge back into work for experienced professionals who have taken an extended career break.
There has been an increasing debate over if you should use your LinkedIn profile to apply for jobs and whether CVs are now becoming outdated and no longer relevant. For the avoidance of doubt, we provide both CVs and LinkedIn profiles, and therefore I have sought to be unbiased in my opinion.
If you want to be recognised within your industry, then networking is a very successful way in doing so. However, it takes commitment and rarely does something happen overnight. It is a slow but successful process.
With remote working, flexible working, international hubs and bases, conducting interviews over video is becoming increasing popular. Therefore, it is important to prepare yourself for this possibility and this can be something that many people find dreadfully uncomfortable.