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How to Successfully Manage a Career Break

Career breaks are inherent in all our lives and managing them is a crucial skill for a successful career.

How to Successfully Manage a Career Break. CaRST Credit 4 hours. B: Personal Effectiveness. Face to Face and Online.

 Taking extended leave from work can be for child rearing, caring for family members, moving continents or countries, switching jobs or careers, or simply taking a gap year to travel or pursue a passion. In this two-part workshop, we explore how to exploit these breaks to the best of your advantage. We will discuss how to plan these breaks to fit your desired career, what to do during your leave to keep your career on track, and how to manage and discuss them with your potential employer, especially in the case of unexpected events.

Part I of the workshop is an online program and involves completion of a course in MyUni. This online program can be completed any time independently of the face-to-face workshop.

Part II is a face-to-face workshop involving group discussions with other participants and featuring several academics and professional staff from diverse disciplines who will be sharing their own journeys.

How to Successfully Manage a Career Break
Target Audience All Postgraduate Research Students
CaRST Credit Face to Face workshop - 3 hours
Online module - 1 hour
Domain B: Personal Effectiveness
Learning Outcomes B3
Mode of Delivery Face to Face & Online
Pre-requisites It is expected that the online module (Part I) will be completed before attending the workshop (Part II)
Resources Not applicable
Provider Adelaide Graduate Centre in partnership with the Gender Equity & Diversity Committee
Evidence of Completion The organiser will provide students with a certificate upon completion of the activity
Enquiries Adelaide Graduate Centre
Dates Face to Face workshop - 11 April 2-5pm
Online module - available any time

Face to Face: Through the University Course Bookings system. Click on the 'Book Online' button below.

Online: The online module can be taken any time independently of the Face to Face workshop. To access the online module, sign up to the CaRST MyUni Course

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Career and Research Skills Training (CaRST) Unit

Adelaide Graduate Centre
Level 2, Schulz Building
SA 5005


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