career break


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career break

an interruption to an individual's career for the purpose of childcare or achievement of personal goals outside work. Some organizations now allow staff to take career breaks of several years' duration without loss of seniority or occupational position. It can be a way of reducing LABOUR TURNOVER and tackling DISCRIMINATION against female employees.
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It is our ambition to make it easier for all technology professionals to find and enjoy work, regardless of age or if they have taken a career break.
He told the Irish Primary Principals' Network conference: "While a career break is an important option, it is a discretionary scheme which requires the approval of the school.
A], Dec 21 ( ANI ): Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman, who will be next seen in the upcoming movie 'The Greatest Showman', has revealed that he is planning to take a career break really soon.
As a company that prides itself on its inclusive workplace culture, we consider it among our top priorities and responsibilities to create opportunities for all talented professionals, and have found that those with recent career breaks are often overlooked," said Scott Tierney, senior vice president of Human Resources, Middle East and Africa, Mastercard.
She said: "There are times when many of us may have to take a lengthy career break, whether this is for family or personal reasons.
Julianne worked in corporate strategy before a four-year career break while her children were young, and then retrained as a psychologist.
Discussing the benefits of the programme, Dawn said, "There are times when many of us may have to take a lengthy career break, whether this is for family or personal reasons.
Skills minister Anne Milton said: "We want to help people who are looking to get into work, which is why we are going to do more to help people get back into work after a career break.
Kirsty Anderson, a retirement income expert at Prudential, said: "The gender gap in retirement incomes continues to grow, probably reflecting the fact that many women will enter retirement having taken career breaks and changed their working patterns to look after dependants.
After taking a nearly 20-year career break to homeschool her children, she was ready to reenter the workforce, but was concerned that her skills were outdated.
Sophie, who lives in Brighton with her builder husband, said: "I made the tough yet brilliant decision to take a career break.
Recently somebody mentioned to me that the award has a career break scheme where I can work four years and get the fifth off.

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