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Vacation Days

Europeans Are Crushing Americans In Vacation Days

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel

Surprise! Europe is winning at life again. Expedia's annual Vacation Deprivation Study -- which randomly surveyed 7,855 employed people across 24 ...

Cute Kids (And Credit Card Companies) Are Begging You To Take All Your Vacation Days

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel

Kids say the darndest things -- and sometimes, also the smartest things. After hearing that more than 400 million vacation days go unused in America e...

Dave Jamieson

Americans Believe Paid Vacation Should Be A Worker's Right | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans overwhelmingly support the idea of requiring large U.S. employers to provide their workers with at least some paid vacation ti...

Jillian Berman

Americans Are Too Afraid And Stressed To Take Days Off From Work | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business

American workers are too scared to go on vacation. About 40 percent of us don't plan on using all of our paid time off this year, according to a ...

The Fight Against America's Terrible Vacation Policies Is Heating Up

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel

The average American worker barely takes advantage of half of their allotted vacation time, according to a Glassdoor survey released earlier this year...

WATCH: After Hearing This, You May Want To Quit Your Job And Work For Netflix

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Netflix is a great way to kill a few hours with a binge-watching marathon, but it turns out the company is also a wonderful example for how to treat e...

WATCH: Imagine A Company With No Vacation Policy

Posted 03.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It might seem unorthodox, but by having no vacation policy -- and allowing infinite vacation days for your employee, so to speak -- you'll actually se...

Deal Experts' 2014 Travel Plans

Travelzoo | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel

For travelers looking for a little inspiration, here's where our team of North American Deal Experts will be heading in 2014.

How To Take What Makes This Season Great And Apply It To The Rest Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

After weeks of preparation, menu planning, decorating and addressing greeting cards, just like that another holiday season has passed us by. Althou...

We Don't Feel Bad For You, Frenchies

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel

It’s weird to think the government mandates paid vacation time in pretty much every country besides the United States. Oh, to what exotic destinatio...

Don't Let Vacation Days Go To Waste

Travelzoo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

During the race up to the new year, what often gets lost in the mix is unused vacation days. Don't let those days go to waste: the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas often bring some of the best discounts of the year

Why Companies Should Want Employees To Use Their Vacation Days

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Chad Brooks Published: 11/14/2013 06:14 AM EST on BusinessNewsDaily Though many employees shy away from taking days off for fear of falling ...

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...

The 20 Most Creative Excuses For Taking More Vacation Days

Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel

We've ALL been there. Endless reports have come out about the countless virtues of taking vacation; even more reports, it seems, have come out abo...

A GIF Guide To Getting What You Want At Work

Posted 07.31.2013 | Women

There's going to be a time when you want something from your boss. Whether you're asking for a flexible schedule, a raise, or just that vacation day y...

Are More Americans Working Through Their Vacation Time?

Posted 07.18.2013 | Travel

More Americans than ever are stressed about their jobs, and unfortunately, fewer and fewer are taking time off. U.S. workers are increasingly forg...

7 Tips That Will Guarantee Your Vacation Request Is Approved

Rana Florida | Posted 09.07.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Don't disappoint your family or friends by getting stuck in the office. Here are some tips to ensure you get to take your vacation on your schedule.

Give Yourself a Bonus: Take a Vacation

David Geller | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
David Geller

Vacations make us happy, give us time to bond with our families and allow us the downtime for to feel rejuvenated and inspired. Just leave that cellphone off and that laptop behind.

Countries Where People Really Need A Vacation

Posted 11.15.2012 | Travel

It's well known that American workers take some of the fewest vacation days, but at least we aren't as vacation deprived as those in Asia. Accordi...

Left Unsaid on Labor Day

Jodie Levin-Epstein | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business
Jodie Levin-Epstein

Labor Day 2012 has been celebrated. The holiday speeches left unsaid what we now know to be fact: for too many workers, there are no paid days off. Zero. That's something, instead, to shout-out.

This City Takes The Least Vacation Time

Posted 08.29.2012 | Travel

Of those who reside in the nation's largest cities, residents of Chicago are least likely to take a vacation, according to a new survey. Washingtonian...

Off the Grid: Luxury or Necessity?

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

We have no use for leisure when it takes us 10 days to clear our way to leave and 10 days to catch back up when we return from our supposed vacation, where we answered texts and emails just to be sure we could afford to relax.

The Best Perk Ever

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money

As companies squeeze more work out of their employees, a handful of employers are giving back. Companies from Netflix to Best Buy are giving employ...

Want to Stay Healthy? Go Ahead and Take a Vacation

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

If you want to stay healthy and well, it may surprise you that a summer break may just be what you need -- and what this doctor is recommending.