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Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is one way to take a mid-career break as it offers the opportunity to travel while earning, without having a gap on your CV.

“It’s common for adults in their mid-20s and early 30s to have a moment where they take a step back and re-evaluate their career trajectory, especially if they’re feeling overworked or unsatisfied. A career gap year presents an opportunity to take on more meaningful work, see the world before settling down or explore job options that provide a better work-life balance,” says Rhyan O’Sullivan, MD at the TEFL Academy. ..

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