How to use a sabbatical to fuel your career change

Join us for an interactive discussion on how to design, plan and take a purposeful sabbatical that propels your career shift forward.

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This Masterclass is for you if you…

  • Feel drained of energy at work and are open to taking time away
  • Are longing for a break but aren’t sure what a sabbatical is and how it could help your career change
  • Have no idea how to arrange extended leave from work
  • Are worried about the financial practicalities of taking time off work
  • Want to plan a break that’s meaningful, and gives you momentum for your career change on your return

You’ll leave with…

  • An understanding of what a sabbatical is and the different types of extended breaks you could take
  • Learnings on how a career break could help you recharge your energy, get clarity and act as a springboard to your career change
  • The starting point for you to design a sabbatical that is purposeful and helps you restore your body and mind
  • Ways to present your leave request to your employer, with compelling reasons benefitting both sides
  • Insights on the practicalities of costing your sabbatical, to reduce your expenses and make your assets work whilst you are away
You’ll be in conversation with…

Lyndall Farley

Founder of Beyond a Break

Lyndall Farley launched Beyond a Break after returning from her 10th sabbatical to help people leverage the power of a sabbatical to reignite their life.

During her 10+ years working for a global consulting firm specialising in Organisational Change Management, she saw many people around her dissatisfied at work and burning out. After training as a coach, she began guiding people on the sabbatical journey. She helps people navigate their dream sabbatical, then make changes toward their best life when they return.


Shiobhaun Watt

Career Coach and Moderator

Shiobhaun is a coach, specialising in career change, redundancy and returning to work after career breaks. She’s passionate about coaching to ensure individuals can be the best they can be.

Shiobhaun is accredited with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development to MCIPD status. She has a background in human resources, having previously worked for Barclays Bank and BAE Systems for over 15 years in various roles, including talent development and senior HR management.

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How to use a sabbatical to fuel your career change

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FAQ After Questions

How long is the Masterclass?

One hour.

What’s the format of the Masterclass?

For approximately the first half of the event, you’ll hear from one or more experts or practitioners who will be sharing their insights on the subject of the Masterclass. The second part will be an interactive Q&A session, where our panellists will be answering questions from the audience.

What equipment will I need to take part?

You'll need an internet-connected computer / laptop, tablet or mobile device with sound.

How will I get access to the recording?

As long as you have registered for the Masterclass you’ll be emailed personalised login details to access the recording.

Is there an expiry date on the Masterclass?

No, there's no expiry date on the recordings and summary of the Masterclass.

Will I be able to watch the recording more than once?

Yes, you’ll be able to watch it as many times as you like.