2014 Career Break Event News

Get your questions answered in person!

This day of learning and inspiration is for those who are serious about exploring taking a break. We want the people who attend the event to GO! We believe so strongly in the value of long-term travel and Career Breaks in people’s lives.

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To Plan Or Not To Plan Your Career Break – 5 Factors


So you’re planning your career break… guidebooks, blog posts, forums and websites. All those years of seeing someone else’s photographs and thinking “I’ll go there one day,” and suddenly you might have the opportunity. So on the itinerary it goes, but if you’re not careful, then you’ve planned every day of your time away from your armchair.

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Quit Your Job With Confidence

Wes Hammer

How can you just quit your job? Kind of a tough question right? I think it is easier than some might believe. Why do we work anyway? Is it to pass the day by and get some income, or is it to challenge ourselves and create ourselves? And if you knew you could leave your job [...]

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Career Break Event News


We are getting all geared up for the upcoming 2014 Career Break Event in NYC. Here’s a few updates on the latest developments! Oh the People You’ll Meet! We are excited to announce that Author and long term travel expert, Rolf Potts, will be joining us for the event keynote! We sort of look at [...]

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The Importance of Career Break Support

People You Meet

Often all we need to make change in our lives is a little push and encouragement. That’s why we created the Meet Plan Go Career Break Conference - for people with similar goals and travel dreams to meet face to face to get the support they need to take a career break leap.

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Enrich Your Travels Through Language


It isn’t a barrier. Language is a distinct vantage point from which to view your new surroundings. It may sound crazy, and I’ll admit, it’s taken me a while to believe my own words. But hear me out.

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Breaks are Necessary

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The word “break” often has a negative connotation. A break up, break down, break in, break the law, break a leg. And the term ‘career break’ is no different – people of think of it as a bad thing. However , a growing body of evidence shows that taking regular breaks from mental tasks improves [...]

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Beware Boom Doom & Gloom!


Be afraid. Be very afraid. The Baby Boomers (Americans 50-68 years young) have embarked on a precarious journey toward retirement. And though you may not care if you’re, say, younger than 50, you should. Because if Boomers can’t pay for their foodstuffs and hip swaps, we all will.

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