Brainfood: Ten ways to take a Sabbatical

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

1. It's not a holiday, so set yourself a challenge

2. Be clear what you want to achieve

3. Be bold - the time is never right

4. Sell your career break to your manager

5. Put your finances in order before you go

6. Involve your family/partner

7. Update your CV before you return to work

8. Use your skills or risk losing them

9. Be prepared for your outlook to change

10. Don't become a travel bore

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