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WOM2221 - Planning for a Career Break

‐ Nov 9, 2022 2:55pm

What happens when you find yourself at a place in your life where all your priorities are competing, sometimes even colliding? For a large percentage of women, leaving the workforce has been the only option. This exodus of talent is crippling to the employers who need their skillsets and a major obstacle in our collective pursuit toward gender equity. Unfortunately, women, in particular, are also losing, often giving up personal long-term career aspirations to meet the very real personal responsibilities of _right now. _ What if staying or leaving wasn’t the employee’s only option? What if there is a better way? If navigating conversations to explore the option of a personal career break seem overwhelming, this session is for you.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize practical tips and tools to navigate conversations with your employer for alternate career paths - specifically, a career break
  • Guide you through preparing for a conversation to request a career break and owning your part in a non-traditional career pause



Concurrent Session Onsite and Online

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