Explore the programme

Find all the key details about EY Reconnect, along with insider advice.


What is EY Reconnect?

It’s a 12-week programme of support to get you back into the workplace after an extended break. Find out more about the programme and what opportunities are available for career returners.

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7 reasons to try a career returner programme

After returning to work on the first ever EY Reconnect programme, Louise now supports others on their own journeys. Here’s her take on what makes the programme work.

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Frequently asked questions

From entry criteria to flexible working, find answers to the most common questions we get asked about the programme.

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CV and social media tips for returners

Whether you’ve been out of the workplace for two years or 10, these helpful tips will help you make a good impression with any employer.

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Hear from our career returners

We believe your experiences away from the workplace are valuable and worth celebrating. Find out why reconnecting with your career isn’t just enriching for you – but for your family, your colleagues, our business and society, too.


A chance to change career

With EY Reconnect, Hanika discovered a new career direction that was the perfect blend for her skills and experiences.

Read Hanika’s story

Winning at work, winning at home

Kemi found that raising children did wonders for her negotiation and time management skills, and now she’s making her career work for her family, too.

Read Kemi’s story
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Pick up where you left off

After a few years away, Minaxi had doubts about her ability to get back into the work mindset. As it turns out, she needn’t have worried

Read Minaxi’s story

Returning to work after a career break

Gail, co-leader of our Reconnect programme, asked our returners what the experience has taught them. Here are the 10 things they most want you to know.

Read Gail’s advice

Which business area could you join?

We’ll find a home for your skills and interests in one of our client project teams. It could turn into a permanent role once the programme’s complete.


Join a network of 40,000 EY Advisory professionals around the world. You'll find new ways of solving complex problems by asking better questions, helping clients improve performance and manage risk, and inspiring them with insightful business ideas.


Provide accounting solutions that help some of the world's biggest organisations understand their business and increase stakeholder confidence. You'll build your experience while managing audit teams, using the latest tools and methodologies.

People Services

We combine human capital, people and organisational change capabilities into an integrated business offering. You’ll be part of a fast-growing proposition which meets the scale and complexity of how our clients work, globally.


With ever-changing regulatory and legislative agendas around the world, our role as trusted advisors is becoming more important. You'll be managing tax teams across multiple industries, and be connected to a global network of EY Tax professionals.


Specialising in corporate finance and valuation and business modelling, you'll advise companies and private equity firms on some of the biggest and most complex cross-border deals in the global market.

What’s the right choice for you?

Here’s more info and advice that could help you work out your next career move.

Have you considered contract working?

If a career returners programme isn’t for you, contracting is another common route back into work. Why not explore whether contracting could work for you?

Learn more about contracting at EY

Why EY?

Whatever your next career move, it’s good to know you’ll be in an environment that will help you to flourish. Here are five reasons we could be a great fit for each other.  

Explore a career with EY

Our 2019 Reconnect programme is open

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