Return to Work Workshop


This course is designed to support members who are returning to the workplace following a career break. Whether you have been out of the workplace for 1 year or 20 years and irrespective of your reasons for taking a career break this course will help you with the transition in to the workplace again.

Venue details:  
Webinar, ,
Start date & time:  
14 June 2021 09:30
End date & time:  
14 June 2021 17:00
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Fiona Flynn
Karin Lanigan


Product type:  
CPD course
Leadership and personal effectiveness

Who should attend?

This course is will interest members who are seeking to return to the workplace following a career break. It is relevant to both male and female members and is relevant no matter what level you were at previously and what level you now want to return to. All are welcome and will find it beneficial.

Course overview

The world of work is changing. It is becoming more virtual, diverse and dispersed, with an ever-greater need for confidence.  Often, when people have stepped out of the workforce for a period of time, they do not have the self-belief to take advantage of new and existing opportunities.  It takes some time to get back into the flow again and to reconnect with your strengths, capabilities and to rebuild your network.

This course is designed to encourage people returning to work to look to these opportunities with greater self-confidence.

Topics covered in the session include:

Fiona Flynn

  • Understand your key strengths and talents
  • Develop your support network
  • Raise your self-awareness and Stretch outside your comfort zone into the learning and Growth zone
  • Neuroscience – understand what behaviours and mindsets are important to flourish
  • Silence the Inner Critic and Be more confident
  • Understand how your attitudes and emotions support or hinder your ability to inspire great performance in yourself and others.
  • Cultivate tools and techniques to help you thrive and flourish in your career
  • Understand what Emotional Intelligence is, and how it relates to our performance at work and career advancement.

All attendees will receive Pre-Read/Prework and have access to resources following the programme to enable you to embed new habits for success.

Karin Lanigan

  • What roles are out there and how and where to source your next role
  • Practical tips and advice in relation to writing a CV and preparing for interviews
  • Getting ready for a virtual interview process
  • Where to source your next role
  • Building a profile in LI
  • Next steps and developing a step by step action plan

As part of the course you will have the opportunity to develop a new network of contacts in a safe and confidential environment. You will also benefit from the insights and support of your peers.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Be better equipped to manage your return to the workplace
  • Feel more confident about returning
  • Have an action plan and clear next steps
  • Possess a template for their CV and LI profile
  • Have guidance in relation to how best to prepare for an interview
  • A support network of peers