Taking a Break


Guidance and support on managing a career break for IT professionals

Research and practice shows that those who prepare for a career break make a quicker and smoother return. As part of the Equalitec project, Katalytik, on behalf BCS produced ,Taking a Break a guide to planning your career break for IT professionals to complement the Returners and Re-entrants booklet targeted at employers and managers.

Tips include:

  • Keeping in touch
  • Joining a mentoring programme, like MentorSET
  • Ensuring your knowledge is kept up to date by joining discussion groups, trade press and maintaining your membership of your professional body

Download the publication Taking a Break pdf