Bristol

Personal Career Management are the No.1 career coaching and outplacement company in the UK and work with individuals and companies in the Bristol area.

If you live in Bristol or the surrounding area you may be interested to find out more about how Personal Career Management can help you to establish what next in your career and help you get the job that you want with 1-1 careers coaching.

Individual career coach services in Bristol

Our individual career coaching services can be delivered in Bristol and the South West via our remote based career management programmes using Skype or our face to face career coaching programmes at one of our offices in either Central London or Gerrards Cross, Bucks. You will work closely with a career coach throughout your programme over a series of meetings.

Our individual services include supporting those who want a career change, support in managing redundancy, help in starting your own business, buying a franchise or simply help in getting back into work quicker.

We can also help if you are an individual looking for outplacement support. Our individual services are delivered across all sectors and levels of employment helping senior executives, board members, interim executives, middle management and graduates.

For more information on careers advice Bristol please contact us on 01753 888995 or fill in our online contact form.

Outplacement Services for Corporates

Personal Career Management work closely with HR professionals in the Bristol area who are undergoing restructuring within their company and need the support of an outplacement provider to help them manage the redundancy process.

Our career coaches work closely with the employees affected by supporting them in making the transition into leaving their current role and moving into a new role. Our outplacement services can include; job search workshops, 1-1 career coaching, career clinics or individual career development within the organisation.

We also can provide in-house career coaching to HR staff helping them to deliver effective career coaching services. We can provide outplacement support to both the private and public sector companies.

To speak to an outplacement adviser please contact us on 0345 686 0745 or fill in our online contact form.


Bristol is the largest city in the South West and the largest in terms of employment, the main employment areas are in aerospace, financial services, media, IT, tourism and defence. The MOD Defence and Equipment Headquarters are now based in Bristol and employ between 7-8,000 workers however the financial services sector employs over 59,000 people. On the whole the aerospace industry is a major part of Bristol and large companies based here include BAE Systems and Airbus.

As of June 2016 the number of people (228,700) in employment in Bristol was 12.2% above the pre-recession level (206,000) of June 2007 but there is no significant difference between Bristol’s employment rates for these two dates. Businesses continues to be attracted to and expanded in Bristol. Several firms in the Creative, ICT and Professional Services sectors have either opened offices in Bristol over the last 3 months or announced their intentions to increase their presence in the city.

In February 2016 it was announced that its region had the lowest unemployment rates across the whole country.

New business start ups in Bristol rose sharply between 2014 and 2015. In 2015 there were 4,237 new business start-ups, a level well above that (3,515) of 2008. Vacancy rates amongst Bristol retail properties remain low. The recently published Tech Nation 2016 report places the Bristol/Bath area top of the nationwide league

Bristol is home to two institutions, the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. Science education is of major importance to the city it has been named one of six “science cities” with
extended research facilities promised at the two universities and a £300 million science park planned. If you are a graduate looking for your first role Personal Career Management can talk to you about our graduate job search programme aimed at helping graduates kick start their career.

If you’re based in Bristol, are currently out of work, going through redundancy, or wanting a career change and need support in your next career move. Personal Career Management’s career consultants can help. Call us on 0345 686 0745 or fill in our online contact form and one of our consultants will contact you.

Personal Career Management partner with a number of the top UK job sites including the Guardian, Telegraph and Monster. We are also the career experts for People Management and the Financial Times.