career break


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career break

An extended period—from 3 months to 3 years—of unpaid leave which an employee can take from work with a guarantee of being able to return to work at the end of the break.

Reasons for career breaks
Extended maternity, paternity or adoption leave; extended travel; volunteer work; study or research.
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The purpose of the career break scheme is to facilitate personal development, voluntary service overseas, childcare or self-employment - these are important and worthwhile.
We commend the resolve of individuals on career breaks continuing their professional journey, and are excited to meet the next cohort of professionals joining our fast-growing and dynamic Mastercard team," he added.
The company is looking for people at all levels, but particularly those with mid to senior management level experience, who have taken a voluntary career break of at least 18 months.
Carol had an 11-year career break and went back at the age of 42 when her youngest child started school.
The company is looking for people at all levels but particularly those with mid to senior management level experience, who have taken a voluntary career break of at least 18 months.
NEW programmes are being launched to help teachers, social workers, health professionals and civil servants get back to work after career breaks.
Under Clause 56 of the Public Health System Nurses' and Midwives' (State) Award 2015, permanent staff can elect to participate in a career break scheme.
Before the winning candidate can bag the career break of a lifetime, the final two candidates have to present their business plans.
Helen Jones, who was on a career break from Merseyside Police, knew the footage would be used to blackmail or embarrass the Anfield star and she now faces jail.
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Background: This small-scale grounded theory study explored how occupational therapists within New Zealand experienced and managed the return to practice after a career break.
Often people find they need to take a career break to care for children or elderly family members and when they try to return to work they struggle to compete for jobs.

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