I’m considering taking 6-12 months off after 2 years at deloitte post-undergrad. I’ve performed very well, but I am being ground to a nub. I haven’t taken a real break in a long time, I am incredibly stressed out, and I think I just need some time/space before making my next career move. A two-week PTO won’t cut it. Anyone who’s done the same have advice? How was your time away?

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Not exactly what you’re asking but I was laid off from my industry job I was at for 10+ years last July. Took some voluntary time off then took a couple months before I accepted my current job. I can say the 7 month “sabbatical” allowed me to re-energize and eager to get back in the rat race

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Have you considered a Deloitte sabbatical? It would need to be approved. Or you could take a LOA instead of just leaving outright. If you want to leave anyway, I say go for it! It might be scary not to have a safety net or job but as long as you have some savings and a support system it could be a really good break for you.

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This is the right advice. Sometimes you want to think of taking long break , but will be bored in a month . Take that LOA for 3 months , then clear your head

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Lol you made SC at Deloitte in 2 years after undergrad? You def owe yourself a break!

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^ correct

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Look into Deloitte’s medical leave/ LOA policies. Take the time you need and if you wanted to, you can come back to your job.

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