Beyond the rat race: Sabbaticals to chase sheep, prepare kid for exams or start a social enterprise

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Jun 22, 2024, 10:11 AM

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Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM

SINGAPORE – Unlike most LinkedIn users whose headlines list their jobs or industries, Ms Stephanie Tan’s profile reads: “On sabbatical chasing dogs and sheep in New Zealand.”

The 32-year-old former tech worker left her job at tech giant Meta in March 2023 to embark on a year of travel in the country known for its breathtaking natural beauty.

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