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Planning A Break

wealthymattersSabbaticals, which have become increasingly common due to work pressure and higher aspirations on the creative and entrepreneurial front, can hinder growth if not planned well. Worse, they can make the transition back to professional life tough.So here’s how you can reduce the risks o your employability.

1 Decide on the Reason Employees take sabbaticals to manage a special circumstance such as taking a baby-break,dealing with a family crisis or a child’s exam; when they feel the burnout coming; or to expand their knowledge and skills;live in the here and now,do something creative or try their hand at running a start-up. Decide what you want to address during your sabbatical, first, to make the best use of time that you will have to yourself.It helps too if you can decide on a cut-off date when you will return to work.
2 Discuss it with Your Family Before you reach out to your employer and communicate your decision, talk with your family.Your family backs you up if your plan doesn’t work out, be it financial or mental. Discuss with your spouse, children and parents before you take the leap.  Read more of this post

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