Procurement Career Break Webinar

“I’ve returned to work more focused, more balanced and ultimately, that makes me feel invincible!” - Ruji Mahmud, Career Break Champion

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Turn a mid-career break into a career break through!

Whether you're contemplating a career change, or just taking a few weeks to recharge, learn how you can get the most from your time 'Out Of Office'. 

Once considered career limiting, taking an extended break is now not only accepted – but encouraged – by some employers as a critical means of recharging, resetting – and ultimately, getting ahead.

But what are the unexpected benefits - and the risks - of stepping back to travel, study, start a family or contemplate a new career path? And what if this career break wasn't even of your choosing?

This August, join a former McDonalds Sourcing Director turned Procurement Entrepreneur; a high flying Procurement Superstar; and a Recruitment & Talent Expert, as they discuss the highs and lows of being Out of Office. 


Key Webinar Topics:

Will a career break help or hinder your career?

What do recruiters really think about that gap in your CV?

Deciding to take a career break – Where to spend it; What to do; and How to stay sharp

Is there ever a right time to take a career break?

How to talk to your boss about taking a career break

Returnships and planning for the return to work

How employers are using career breaks to retain and engage top talent


To register for Out of Office: Career Break [Through], it’s as easy as...

1.  Sign up and become a member of Procurious – it's FREE!

2.  Access the webinar LIVE on August 10 at 1pm GMT

(If you can't join us at 1pm, audiocast will also be available to download via Procurious at your convenience)


The Procurement Entrepreneur

Principal at AMB ProCures LLC

Anne Berens

Talent & Recruitment Expert

General Manager, The Source

Tony Megally

The High Flying Procurement Superstar

Functional Excellence & Procurement Programs Director

Ruji Mahmud

Webinar Facilitator

General Manager, Procurious

Lisa Malone


  • Is it really free?

    Yes! Sign up to become a member of Procurious, and you’ll have access to Out of Office webinar, as well as all of the other procurement career resources on, including featured interviews with our webinar contributors, e-learning videos, procurement news and much more.

  • When is it?

    The webinar will go live on August 10 at 1pm GMT. Don’t worry if you can’t join us live – if you’ve registered, you will be able to access the webinar in Procurious’ Learning area shortly after the broadcast.

  • Can I ask questions during the webinar?

    Yes – Our presenters will take questions at the end of the webinar. Questions can be submitted via the webinar platform, or via Twitter by tagging #OutOfOffice @procurious_ If you think of a question after the event, feel free to submit your question via the Discussion Board on Procurious and we’ll ensure it gets answered for you.

  • Is the webinar open to everyone?

    Absolutely! You do need to be a member of Procurious to access the webinar but this is great time for new members to sign-up. For non-members, this is a great time to sign up and join our community of 24,000+ procurement and supply chain professionals.

  • I am already a member of Procurious - Do I need to register?

    As a member of Procurious you will be able to access the webinar live or later at your convenience in the Learning Area on Procurious. Simply Login above and you will be able to enrol.

  • I can't listen to the webinar live. Will it be available to download later?

    Sure will! As a member of Procurious, you can download the webinar at your convenience, on the device of your choice. The webinar will be made available for download from the Learning Area shortly after the live broadcast.

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