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This Company Not Only Mandates Vacation For Its Employees, But Pays For It, Too

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business

As if it isn't problematic enough that the average American worker is entitled to only 10 vacation days each year, 40 percent of people don't even use...

Why We Should All Vacation At The Exact Same Time

The Week | Elissa Strauss | | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

It may be summertime, but the living isn't exactly easy. Vacations are increasingly being squeezed by our inability to disconnect and the pile of w...

Stop Bragging About How Much Vacation You've Stockpiled

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

For everyone out there who hoards vacation days until it's too late to use them, and then brags about it in the office, I say "Stop the madness!" You're promoting a dangerous urban legend.

This Workplace Perk Might Be Too Good To Be True

Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel

American workplaces aren't always the best when it comes to encouraging their employees to take time off -- and American workers, in turn, aren't so g...

The Vacation Habits Of 9 Highly Effective People

Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Americans are good at many things, but relaxing generally isn't one of them. Many of us use only a fraction of our earned time off -- U.S. workers wer...

5 Hacks To Optimize Your 3-Day Weekend

Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

It's a sad fact of life that vacations -- that precious time off reserved specifically for the purpose of relaxing -- can often cause us additional st...

How To Really Unplug When You're On Vacation

meQuilibrium | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

If you say you're off the grid for vacation, you act that way. Because as soon as you respond to one work email, you change the game -- and the expectations. In fact, what you're doing is telling people not to believe what you say, because you do something different.

Duh's and Don'ts at Work!!

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Now I'm a big fan of the fake-it-till-you-make-it school of career advancement, but there are some things you really gotta know, because there just aren't any excuses for not knowing them.