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Take Those Vacation Days: It's Good for You and Your Employer [Infographic]

Take Those Vacation Days: It's Good for You and Your Employer [Infographic]
From Recruiter - July 14, 2016

We have a vacation problem here in the U.S. By some estimates, about 40 percent of us dont take all our vacation time every year. Generally, its because were worried about what will happen while were away from the office.

Will the department fall to pieces in my absence? Will an insurmountable pile of tasks accrue on my desk? Will my boss decide Im not a team player because I flew to Costa Rica instead of putting in a weeks worth of 12-hour days?

The short answer to all these questions is that it doesnt matter: The benefits of taking a vacation far outweigh any of the potential negativesnot to mention the fact that taking vacation time often leads to increased productivity and higher quality work upon your return. So even if your boss were eyeing your empty desk with disdain while you were gone, theyll probably fall in love with you all over again when you return to the office and start churning out top-level work.

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