Unpaid Leave Can Boost Your Career

CNN recently posted an article discussing “Why taking unpaid leave could boost your career”.

Included among the story highlights:

  • Many see a career break or sabbatical as a chance to further their careers
  • Economic downturn means more companies are willing to offer sabbaticals
  • Overseas volunteering projects are a chance to develop managerial skills
  • Staff return from sabbaticals refreshed, more creative and more productive

The story mainly focuses on organizations in the UK, but the message can easily be translated to us here in the United States, including the notion that:

…career breaks, whether enforced or voluntary, can be a chance to further your professional training or move your career in a new direction.

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