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Time Off From Work: Using Sabbaticals To Enhance Your Life While Keeping Your Career On Track

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Time Off From Work: Using Sabbaticals To Enhance Your Life While Keeping Your Career On Track

Lisa Rogak

ISBN: 978-0-471-31067-9 December 1994 209 Pages

Description

A sabbatical may be just the change you need. More and more men andwomen are successfully taking an extended break from their jobs--asabbatical. Once the exclusive preserve of academics, sabbaticalsare revitalizing today's business world. Recognizing that thedecision to take a sabbatical is a major step, Lisa Rogak mixes awealth of practical how-to facts and advice with the real-lifestories of over forty professionals detailing every aspect of theprocess. Whether you want the time off to travel, explore othercareers, discover new interests, go back to school, stay with yourfamily, do volunteer work, or simply slow down and recharge yourbatteries, you'll find information on:
* Approaching your boss and negotiating the leave you want
* Turning your sabbatical into a career asset
* Determining your eligibility for the Family Medical LeaveAct
* Financing a sabbatical creatively
* Preparing and planning to get the most out of your time off
* Troubleshooting a sabbatical that's not working out
* Adjusting to the workplace once your sabbatical is over
Why Take Time Off?.

How Time Off Will Affect Your Career.

How Sabbaticals Affect Companies.

Planning Your Time Off.

Paying for Your Time Off.

Negotiating with Your Boss.

The Naysayers.

The Sabbatical.

Reentering the Real World.

Just Do It.

Appendix.

Index.