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Career Break

A career break is a period of time off from employment that is mutually agreed upon by the employer and employee for either personal or professional reasons. Higher education, health concerns, family emergency, skill enhancement, etc., are a few reasons for a career break. However, the duration for career breaks is a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 2 years. Usually, the career breaks are unpaid, yet a few employers pay the employees a reduced amount compared to the regular payments in order to secure the employee’s come back.

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