Sabbaticals are for grownups too
By Erik Korsvik Østergaard, 8. February 2022.
Maybe you took a sabbatical after graduating from college or from university. Maybe your kid is planning one.
Maybe you should consider it (again), as an adult.
Mid-career sabbaticals have tripled over the past four years, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. People are really starting to re-evaluate their work-life, and I think this is collateral to several things:
- The paradigm shift in leadership towards a more human culture plays a role.
- The pandemic plays a role.
- The experiences with hybrid work plays a role.
People are rethinking their life. And taking sabbaticals to pause, reflect, and revitalize.
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