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Vacation Time

Ann Brenoff

The Critical Issue I Wish My Generation Could Have Changed | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.14.2012 | Fifty

The good people of Switzerland, being the stoic time-watchers that they are, just rejected a measure to extend their annual vacations from four to six...

U.S. Workers Will Hand Employers Billions By Not Taking Vacation Days

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

American workers are giving their companies a boost by not using all those vacation days. U.S. workers on average won't use two of their vacation ...

Rod Kurtz

How Important Are Vacations? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 11.14.2011 | Small Business

Against the backdrop of high unemployment and an economy that some fear has already slipped back into recession, President Obama recently came under f...

Rod Kurtz

Do You Really Need A Vacation? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.16.2011 | Small Business

As the clocks turn back and the weather turns chilly, many of us start dreaming about sneaking off to somewhere warm for that proverbial R&R. No matte...

How The U.S. Can Get Itself More Vacation Time

Joe Robinson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

The 2-week vacation used to be as normal a summer rite as barbecues and flip-flops. The average vacation is now a long weekend. Pretty soon you'll be able to take your vacation on your lunch break.

Are We Scared Of Our Vacation?

Therese Borchard | Posted 09.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

There's one reason why I haven't attempted a vacation since college. They sort of scare me. I'm afraid I'm going to discover a really bad character defect that I'll need to change. I'm uncomfortable with stillness.

The Growing Problem Of The Incredible Shrinking Vacation

Joe Robinson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Time off to recharge and renew is the engine of productivity and innovation. Enlightened companies understand this.

39 Countries That Take More Vacation Than The U.S. (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

We Americans recently celebrated our nation's independence with a day off work. It was glorious, extended the weekend and offered many of us a respite...

Should You Be Using Your Vacation Days?

Nicole Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nicole Williams

Can't wait to ditch the Blackberry and escape from the grip of The Man? Think again. This won't be the completely stress-free trip you'd imagined.

Unlimited Vacation Days, Dogs at Work and Pet Projects- Innovations in the Workplace

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

For those of you who follow my posts, I have been writing about vacations - and our attitudes about taking time off. Two weeks ago I explored America'...

Peaceful Revolution: Irritable Growl Syndrome

John de Graaf | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John de Graaf

Vacations matter for health, family, and productivity -- enlightened businesses recognize that. An enlightened America would protect the right of workers to a block of vacation time each year.