Vacation Policy

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Q: I oversee a couple of departments, and I’m noticing a trend.  With more people working from home, I’m finding they are less likely to take vacation than other years.  Maybe because travel is difficult, or maybe it’s just awkward.

September 15, 2020




Taking time off is something many people will avoid when job security is at the forefront of someone’s mind. As a leader or HR professional, navigating how to go about asking employees to use their paid-time-off during these times can be a challenging task. 

August 6, 2020



Many of us Americans don’t know how to take true summer breaks.

When you work at a global company, you likely know this anecdotally. You notice that colleagues based in cities ranging from Toronto to Berlin take at least two weeks, and sometimes a month. They also holiday at other times of they year, such as significant holidays.

September 19, 2016

Colorado Ends 'Use It or Lose It' Vacation Pay Policies

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September 29, 2015

SHRM, in collaboration with U.S. Travel Association, conducted a survey to examine HR professionals’ opinions about the importance of vacation. A large majority of HR professionals believe that when employees take vacation, it makes a positive impact on performance, morale, wellness, culture, productivity and retention. This study also looks at the amount of vacation offered to employees, rollover policies, and the number of unused vacation days. 


July 15, 2015

Put Vacation Policies in Writing

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June 17, 2015

Sanders Introduces Paid Vacation Bill

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June 16, 2015

A Workforce Vacation Policy Can Be a Competitive Advantage

As small businesses grow, benefits packages become a large part of their competitive offering when attracting talent. For companies who may not be able to compete in the area of compensation, an enticing benefit package could sway an individual to join a company despite lower salary.

July 1, 2014