Many people get break in their work due to some reasons. Some people take a break because their personal or physical conditions may not support them to work and some intentionally take a break after working for years because they feel restless and want to have a break. Sickness, change in work place, exams or due to personal reasons like marriage, relocation of the family, pregnancy, etc. may force people to take a break in work. After the break, some like to take up the same profession as they previously had and some like to change their profession just for a change. When you join again after taking a long break it may be a bit difficult because of change in work environment, culture and norms etc.
After taking a career break, one has to put lot of efforts to adjust with the new work environment and to settle down. You should be mentally prepared because you may face problems and you should also make yourself comfortable, this will help you to easily adjust and cope up with the work environment. Here’s career guidance after taking a career break:
► you have to analyze your requirements and priorities and then plan accordingly to start getting back to work. Try to take a professional help when planning to take a break in career. They will help you by giving proper guidance
► When you take a long break, you may not get a right job that suits your profile. In this kind of situations, try to be honest and do a proper assessment of your skills and capabilities and then choose a job that you will suit you to get success
► Make a proper schedule so that you can manage both the household work and your newly joined work. Good planning and having good organizational skills will help to work out on the things so that they function smoothly
► Initially after joining, you may feel stress at work, so try to manage by spending some extra time on that.
► If you are relocated for your new job, try to manage with the time zones and set your timings at the new place so that becomes easy for you to manage
► Try to take help from your colleagues when you are facing a problem in finishing your work in the new job
► Have focus on your daily work related duties when you join a new office after a break. This will help you in gaining confidence and will boost your overall performance in your new organization.
► Try to follow these simple steps when you are planning to take a career break. Following these tips will help you to carry your job smoothly and to achieve success in the new job