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

Overview

A sabbatical may be just the change you need. More and more men and women are successfully taking an extended break from their jobs—a sabbatical. Once the exclusive preserve of academics, sabbaticals are revitalizing today's business world. Recognizing that the decision to take a sabbatical is a major step, Lisa Rogak mixes a wealth of practical how-to facts and advice with the real-life stories of over forty professionals detailing every aspect of the process. Whether you want the time off to travel, explore ...

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Overview

A sabbatical may be just the change you need. More and more men and women are successfully taking an extended break from their jobs—a sabbatical. Once the exclusive preserve of academics, sabbaticals are revitalizing today's business world. Recognizing that the decision to take a sabbatical is a major step, Lisa Rogak mixes a wealth of practical how-to facts and advice with the real-life stories of over forty professionals detailing every aspect of the process. Whether you want the time off to travel, explore other careers, discover new interests, go back to school, stay with your family, do volunteer work, or simply slow down and recharge your batteries, 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 Leave Act
* 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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471310679
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/17/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 209
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

LISA ANGOWSKI ROGAK began her sabbatical when she left New York City to live in rural New Hampshire. She has authored several books including The 100 Best Retirement Businesses and Vermont: Off the Beaten Path. She has also contributed to numerous magazines and newspapers such as Mademoiselle, New York, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Daily News.

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Table of Contents

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.

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