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Lonely Planet Career Break Book
     

Lonely Planet Career Break Book

by Charlotte Hindle
 

Stop daydreaming at your desk, ditch the nine to five, say ciao to the rat race – take life by the scruff of the neck and give it a shake! Whether you want to pen a novel, gawp at migrating wildebeest, row the Atlantic or relax on a Goan beach, The Career Break Book is the guide for you.

Questions you’ll ask – answered

• What should I do

Overview

Stop daydreaming at your desk, ditch the nine to five, say ciao to the rat race – take life by the scruff of the neck and give it a shake! Whether you want to pen a novel, gawp at migrating wildebeest, row the Atlantic or relax on a Goan beach, The Career Break Book is the guide for you.

Questions you’ll ask – answered

• What should I do with my house, mortgage, finances, pension, pets, car etc?
• How can I ask my employer for time off?
• What happens if I take my children out of school?
• How will future employers view my career break?
• What if I decide not to come back?

Exciting ideas – and how to realize them

Watch polar bears from a tundra buggy
• Learn Thai massage at a monastery
• Take a felucca up the Nile
• Build a house or rent an island
• Join the UN Volunteer Programme
• Monitor animal populations for the US National Park Service
• Write a best-seller
• Sail around the Caribbean
• Visit an ashram in Kerala
• Take the Trans-Mongolian Express from Moscow to Beijing

All this and much more!

Also...
• Advice from career-breakers and industry experts
• World map showing round-the-world trips
• Essential trip-planning advice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781740598668
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
General Reference Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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