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Here's Why Women Take Less Vacation Time Than Men -- and What to Do About It

Women are less likely than men to take all of their vacation time. Here's how to step away without feeling like you've abandoned your duties.

Freelancers Will Soon Be Able to Buy Short-Term Disability Insurance Through This Startup

Sara Horowitz, also the founder of Freelancers Union, explains why a safety net for freelancers starts with her new company, Trupo.

What This Company Has Learned From Making It Mandatory for Employees to Take 4 Weeks of Vacation Per Year

It charts each employee's vacation schedule, has a 'no work talk' after 7 p.m. rule and other practices to promote work-life balance.

5 Ways to Keep Morale High Among Workers Who Have to Be on the Job During the Holidays

Health care, retail, security and the military are professions where -- alas -- some people have to work on Christmas.

The 'Seasonal' Benefits Your Employees Might Really Want: How About a Trip to the Tropics?

How'd you like working for a company that each February takes its employees "someplace tropical"? How about leading one?

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