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What do you guys do if you have one week off between your old and new jobs? I was in Europe for few weeks in September, so had my vacation, I also hate doing nothing!

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Do nothing and chill out

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Some options could be 1. Certification 2. Barista course 3. Bing watch something 4. Learn to cook new stuff 5. Learn plumbing/carpentry/gardening 6. Watch Scooby Doo and count the number of times Velma said ‘Jinkies’

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Sleep. I plan on having a month break between my current job and my new job. I need it.

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Do the boring stuff like update your will and insurance coverage photos. Organize your bookcases. Or go the opposite and try a new restaurant or hobby.

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1. Sleep. Rest is always good for performance. 2. Spend time with friends and family, because you might not have as much time and energy while getting used to a new job. 3. Sketch out a plan for future days off so you can ask about them early on and not get screwed later. 4. Read some new job prep book so you can prepare while feeling like you're doing something productive.

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How is this even a question?! Just do whatever you enjoy to relax… Exercise, long walk, hike Shopping Get a massage Do some chores or projects around the house Cook something exciting Catch up with friends … so many options

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