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Businesses Shouldn't Underestimate the Real Benefits of Parental Leave
Performance Ignited

Businesses Shouldn't Underestimate the Real Benefits of Parental Leave

Employers who accommodate families are rewarded with more committed employees.
Laura Kerekes and Christina McShane
How to Vacation Like a Boss
Business Travel

How to Vacation Like a Boss

Why executives need to take time off and how to prepare for being away from the office.
Check Out This Year's 'Best Places to Work for New Dads'
paternity leave

Check Out This Year's 'Best Places to Work for New Dads'

In its second annual report, lifestyle website Fatherly identifies a shifting attitude toward time off for new fathers.
Lydia Belanger
Do You Care More About Vacation Policies -- or Your People?
Paid Time Off

Do You Care More About Vacation Policies -- or Your People?

Three signs that your time-off policy isn't working.
Matt Straz
Why You Should Take Vacation Days While on Business Trips
Business Travel

Why You Should Take Vacation Days While on Business Trips

Rushing home from a trip can leave you exhausted and dreading the next time you have to travel for work.
Matt Sweetwood
Is 'Paid Time-Off' Actually Possible?
Paid Time Off

Is 'Paid Time-Off' Actually Possible?

Employees are so attached to work you may have to pass actual policies to pry them from their office email.
Matt Straz
Why My Company Approved Unlimited Vacation Time for Our Team
Unlimited Vacation

Why My Company Approved Unlimited Vacation Time for Our Team

This was a move on my part to strengthen the company and boost our bottom line by putting faith in people -- not processes.
Jeff Booth
3 Ways to Get Employees to Actually Take a Break
Work-Life Balance

3 Ways to Get Employees to Actually Take a Break

Employees say they want better work-life balance, so why don't they use those vacation days?
Matt Straz
Why Generous Paid Time Off Policies Pay Off for Employers
Benefits

Why Generous Paid Time Off Policies Pay Off for Employers

It's time to expand paid leave and broader vacation policies. The reason may surprise you.
Susan Solovic
5 Breaks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Take
Vacations

5 Breaks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Take

Go off the grid (temporarily) and stop feeling anxious about it.
Jacqueline Whitmore
How the 9-to-5 Came to Be and Why It No Longer Makes Sense (Infographic)
Infographics

How the 9-to-5 Came to Be and Why It No Longer Makes Sense (Infographic)

Everybody's working for the weekend, but is it best to get 'er done in long, eight-hour stints? Probably not.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Hey Americans, Go Take a Vacation Already
Vacations

Hey Americans, Go Take a Vacation Already

Many people don't use up their vacation days. Here's how it is costing workers -- and businesses.
Colleen Kane
Developing an Unlimited Paid Time-Off Policy That Works
Unlimited Vacation

Developing an Unlimited Paid Time-Off Policy That Works

Four tips for making the transition as seamless as possible.
Zach Ferres
How to Determine Your PTO Policy
Radicals & Visionaries

How to Determine Your PTO Policy

Consider these four factors when deciding what your policy is for paid-time-off.
John Patrick Pullen