Summary of Get the Best from a Career Break

How to make the most of your time away from the office

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Get the Best from a Career Break book summary
Maybe it’s time to take a break from work and get a handle on the rest of your life.

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Many employees fantasize about taking off a few months – or longer – to live in a foreign country, return to school, have a baby or start a business. The motivation is even stronger when things aren’t going well at work and you feel like turning your back on the daily rat race. But you have a lot to consider before making such a serious decision. This tidy little paperback, one in a series of “Steps to Success” books from London-based Bloomsbury Publishing, covers the major areas of concern affecting anyone contemplating a career break. The book will help you decide whether you’re making the right choice, if you can afford it and how to ease back into the workforce when your break is over. getAbstract believes it’s a small book that packs a big punch.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How a career break can revitalize you
  • Why a career break requires careful planning
  • How to determine what options are available to you
 

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Saying Hello to a Hiatus
Taking an extended break from work can be one of the best things you can do for yourself. When you’re not in your daily work routine, the possibilities are limitless. You can examine your priorities and values, and decide where you want to go in life. Or, if you...
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The “Steps to Success” series, published by A&C Black, offers small books on career skills, including managing projects, handling stress and working from home.


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