Articles about vacation

Productivity

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.

Advice

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.

Off Hours

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.

Office Life

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?

Productivity

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.

News

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."

Office Life

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.

Happiness

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.