Vacations: Take a Break, Please!

By on August 12, 2020 at 9:00am



• 38% of workers say their employer or manager has encouraged them to take time off, up from 25% 3 months ago.
• 55% have received no communication about using vacation days.
• 7% were discouraged from taking time off.

Top ways companies are encouraging employees to use their vacation days:

• 68% Increasing communication about the importance of taking time off
• 28% Instituting an unlimited vacation policy
• 28% Limiting the number of vacation days employees can take in a given time period (i.e. the fourth quarter)
• 24% Allowing employees to cash out vacation days
• 18% Allowing employees to donate their vacation time to colleagues

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 100 workers typically employed in office environments in the U.S., conducted July 16-22, 2020

© 2020 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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