- HRa planned interruption to working life, usually for a predetermined period of time. A career break is usually designed either to aid career development or to enable somebody to balance work and family life. It may take the form of parental leave, or a sabbatical for study, research, or exploring alternative activities. A career break may be sanctioned by an employer or taken without the support of an employer.
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career break — noun A period away from one s occupation or profession for study, childcare, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑career * * * career break UK US noun [countable] [singular career break plural … Useful english dictionary
career break — ➔ break2 * * * career break UK US noun [C] ► HR a period of time when you choose not to have a job, for example, because you want to travel or look after your children: »I took a career break for a year and travelled around the world … Financial and business terms
career break — career breaks N COUNT If someone takes a career break, they stop working in their particular profession for a period of time, with the intention of returning to it later. [BUSINESS] Many women still take career breaks to bring up children … English dictionary
Career break — A career break is a period of time out from employment. Traditionally, this was for mothers to raise children, but it is now used for people taking time out of their career for personal development and/or professional development.A career break… … Wikipedia
career break — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms career break : singular career break plural career breaks British a short period of time when you decide not to work in your profession, for example because you want to travel or to look after your children … English dictionary
career break — ca reer .break n a short period of time when you do not work in your usual job or profession, for example because you want to look after your children … Dictionary of contemporary English
career break — noun A period of time when one chooses not to have a job, for example because he wants to travel or look after his children … Wiktionary
career break — noun (C) a short period of time when you do not work in your usual job or profession, for example because you want to look after your children … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Break (work) — Lunch break redirects here. For lunch breaks at school, see Recess (break). Two men taking a break during their workday. A break at work is a period of time during a shift in which an employee is allowed to take time off from his/her job. There… … Wikipedia
Break — A rapid and sharp price decline. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. break break 1 [breɪk] verb broke PASTTENSE [brəʊk ǁ broʊk] broken PASTPART [ˈbrəʊkən ǁ … Financial and business terms