Articles about Vacation
Do you get the ‘Sunday scaries’? 5 ways to banish them
As the clock ticks ever closer to Sunday evening, you might recognize a sinking feeling in your heart. “Ugh, another day at that dreaded place!” is what your mind tells you, as you reluctantly get yourself ready for the new week at work.
This region of the country is where working parents have it best
A two-working-parent household is a norm now, but there are certain cities where working parents fare better according to a new analysis.
Richard Branson on flex policies, what Virgin looks for in an employee, and lessons learned
Entrepreneur Richard Branson gave a keynote presentation this week at the Adobe Summit, a digital marketing conference, in which he made a serious case for why Americans need more vacation time.
Leave the office on time and don’t take your work home
Think about why you’re working in the first place.
10 ways to reward your staff without giving a raise
If you have an employee who is doing a sterling job and you’d like to thank them in some way, but are lacking the resources to offer a pay-rise, then worry not as there are many other ways you can reward them.
Survey: 41% of employees feel “shamed” for taking vacation
Do you ever get nervous before asking your employer for permission to use your vacation days? You're not alone.
6 essential tips for keeping track of time while you travel
When traveling for work, you may be off your regular clock, but there is still a clock. Here's how to pay attention to it when you travel.
Why the theory behind SoulCycle’s newest workout should be applied to your career
This philosophy behind the newest offering from SoulCycle, SoulActivate, sounds like a good way to approach your work as well — just leave the spandex at home.
Other than salary, free time is the most important factor when it comes to job offers
Employers, listen up: Offering employees the right amount of leisure time is crucial, in more ways than one — especially when it comes to hiring.
6 ways, backed by research, to goof off and get more done
Research showing that being a touch lazy might be beneficial at times. Here are 6 of the best ways to slack off to be more productive.
You’re interviewing, but already have a big vacation planned. Now what?
Interviewing for dream job when a major vacation is already on the books can be both awkward and challenging.
Survey: Workers want to take more vacations but are bad at planning time off
As the year gets underway, many of us start to daydream at our desks about vacations we want to take. Although American workers had an average of 22.6 vacation days in 2016 —nearly a full day’s increase from the year prior — around 54% of workers left days unused.
These are the 4 new rules of OOO
In the new realm of working, where most assignments can be completed remotely and many are expected to check-in on vacation, have the rules of OOOs changed?
This is how to handle work emails while you’re on vacation, according to 12 experts
How should you handle those office housework emails and calls for help while you're supposed to be on vacation? We asked some experts.
This is why Americans suffer from vacation deprivation
Among more than 30,000 employed adults surveyed in 30 nations, 43% of American workers claim they don’t take office getaways because of their "budget."
Want 6 extra days of paid vacation a year? You’ll have to quit smoking
Marketing company Piala Inc. introduced a new policy in September that grants its non-smoking employees six extra days of paid time off a year.
This is exactly how long your vacation needs to be for it to work
How long does it take for the stress of our workdays to melt away on vacation? A new study proposes an exact answer: eight days.