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I am a senior developer in the Java domain. I want to quit my current job and find a new one in the next 2 months or so.
The problem: I feel like I've been out of touch with some of the latest skills (like CI/CD, Cloud, etc.)
It will take me sometime to brush up my skills and I cannot do that while staying at my current job, because it is loaded with constant tasks each and every day, many times during weekends too.
Because of that, I am thinking of quitting the job and taking a month just to prepare for interviews. Financially this is not going to be a problem for me, but will it be a problem in interviews? Is this sort of a break common? Or how do I explain that I quit my job before finding another one?