how can I negotiate a start date at a job that gives me enough breathing room to rest, shake all the burnout from current job and refresh me to start much more enthusiastically but not scare the new employer away?
September 13,2021 at 10:23PM UTC
I'm burned out from remote work and caring for family, since everything is at home. I'm feeling very tired lately and a day off or vacation will not suffice. I'm unhappy lately, perhaps it's connected to the burnout, covid, stress, etc but I wish I could take time off from everything. I know it's not possible.
So, I've been thinking of changing careers to simplify my life. So I'm looking but still working in the other job.
Once I find this job, how can I negotiate a start date that gives me enough breathing room to rest, shake all the burnout from current job and refresh me to start much more enthusiastically but not scare the new employer away? I think I would need 3-4 weeks right now just to sleep.
Why so much time? I just want to rest, I'm so tired. And I hate the thought of being tired in one job and then jumping straight into the next job with while my batteries are going dead.
Anybody been successful? Is this not realistic?
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