The Sabbatical Project: Category: What’s New

A Sabbatical Project TV Show?

[the latest dispatch from my newsletter] You know that feeling when you haven’t done something you’re supposed to do for so …

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A Bi-weekly sabbatical manifesto I publish on LinkedIn. Read and subscribe here.

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Why sabbaticals are for everyone [Hello Monday]

Sabbaticals, it turns out, aren’t only for people in academia. Jessi sits down with DJ DiDonna, founder of the Sabbatical …

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The case for sabbaticals [American Banker Magazine]

Penny Crosman and DJ DiDonna talk about sabbaticals and their numerous advantages in recruiting and retaining high performing employees and …

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Don’t underestimate the power of allowing employees to unplug [American Banker]

A policy at Ascent Funding encourages and almost forces employees to take restorative vacations and sabbaticals. Every three years, Ascent …

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The Inside-Scoop on Why Your Coworker is Taking a Sabbatical [Hive]

You’ve thought about taking a sabbatical, but it also doesn’t feel like the right time, as maybe you think you’re …

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What Is Life Like When We Subtract Work From It? [The Atlantic]

Sabbaticals can give people an invaluable opportunity to rest and reflect on their identity beyond their job. Sabbaticals are more …

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Sabbaticals are companies’ latest weapon against the Great Resignation [Fortune]

“There has been a burnout and disengagement crisis,” says DiDonna of the current workplace scene. “You don’t want to keep disengaged, fatigued, burned-out employees—you want to help them find a role that’s working better for them.”

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This HR manager took 3 months off with pay to hike in Europe. Here’s why her tech company let her do it. [CNBC]

What do I want my life to be like? Have I gotten off path?’”

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What is Sabbatical Leave? [Built-In]

“Ideally, sabbaticals are measured in months, not weeks,” said DJ DiDonna, an entrepreneur and founder of the Sabbatical Project, an initiative designed to spread awareness about the positive effects of sabbaticals.

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