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Want to start jobseeking again?

There’s lots of reasons why you might have stopped working, but many people who have moved away from employment are reconsidering and finding that going back to work might be right for them. If you have stopped looking for work but think you might want to consider it again, our advice could help get your job search re-started.

You may have stopped work to care for a relative, for your own health reasons, to raise a family, or you just decided to try out early retirement. But more and more people like you are now taking a more flexible approach to retirement and finding that a return to work can be a good option for them.

Whether you prefer a job you’ve done before, to try something completely new or work more flexibly, there are lots of jobs out there that can fit around your lifestyle.

If you’re not sure where to start with your job search, our seven steps to finding work will help.

Or take a look at our pages on flexible working options, help with childcare, looking for work if you have a disability or health condition, or if you are 50 plus and considering returning to work.