Useful job resources for the over 30s

Are you are over 30 and looking for a new role or career change?

If you are over 30 and want a career change, have been made redundant, or returning to work after a career break, you might feel that more than ten years doing the same job can make changing direction difficult. Consequently, a career change in your 30s is not unusual and may set you up for the rest of your working life doing something you love.

On this page, you will therefore find some useful over 30s online career resources to help you make the transition into a new role or help with your job search.

Skilled People

The Age and Employment Network


Women Returners – for professional women returning after a career break

Where Women Want to Work

5 Ugly myths about changing career in your 30s

Planning a career change at 30? Here’s what you need to know before taking the plunge

Can career coaching help?

You can also seek help from a professional career change coach who will work with you more closely in identifying the right role for you, helping you make your career transition and supporting you in your job search.

As a result, we offer a range of career coaching programmes to review your options and help with your job search. Some of the job search areas we help with are CV writing, interview training, cover letters, application forms, using social media in your job search and networking. Follow this link for more details on how career change coaching can help.

Contact us by completing our online contact form or call us on 0345 686 0745 to find out more about our career coaching services. We offer a free introductory meeting.

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About The Author

Corinne Mills

Corinne Mills is the Joint Managing Director of Personal Career Management, she is a career coach, trained in workplace counselling and NLP with 15 years career management experience. Corinne is a Fellow of the CIPD and ex Chair for the CIPD Chiltern Branch. Her background is as a Senior HR Manager with a MA in Human Resources (MCIPD), Corinne is the author of the UK's no 1 best-selling CV book "You're Hired! How to write a brilliant CV" and 'Career Coach'.

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