Friday Factoid – You Need A Vacation

For Every $1 U.S. companies get back from employees skipping vacations, they lose as much as $7 in costs related to worker burnout.

Source: Go Away, Just for the health of it by Dr. Mel Borins

For those of you working this weekend you may want to consider turning off the computer and phone and just enjoying some get away time. With your company don’t be shortsighted. The companies that I work with I try to get them to pass a vacation mandate where they have to take their vacation (the companies where I have projects are in states that do not require vacation rollover). This is just one of many things you can do to show respect for your employees and here is evidence that shows that it can actually help your bottom line.

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