Survey: The Benefits of a Good Vacation Can Fade Fast
Time off has no benefit if it results in outsized workloads, strife
Getting a little time away from the office is a great way to de-stress, of course—and your vacation euphoria can even follow you back into the workplace.
But don’t expect it to last.
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but a new report from the American Psychological Association (APA) highlights the limited impact of taking paid time off (PTO). The 2018 Work and Well-Being Survey, based on recent research conducted by the Harris Poll, reports that many people find vacations energizing and helpful, but that often the effects of that stress release go away quickly. A big reason for that is what employees know to what they are returning.
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