Proofing your career for a year off

11:50-12:20, Lecture Room 3

Once you start your career in IT taking a year off from it for whatever reason can have a massive impact on it, by taking a number of measures before during and after you can really minimise this impact. This talk will be largely focusing on maternity leaves since they are the most common, but a lot of the advice is applicable for someone who wants to go traveling for a year.