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Time Matters, So Learn Why You Need To Take Back Your Vacation Time

Time Matters Conference - John de Graaf Welcome

I attended the 2016 Time Matters Conference in Seattle and have so much to report on how to fight back against time poverty in America. The range of speakers covered all aspects of this critical issue facing working people across the country. I was blown away by their insights, expertise, research, and passion. This annual […]

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Why an Unlimited Vacation Policy is NOT What You Think

Unlimited Vacation? How many days do you really have?

Wow, you’ve won the vacation lotto and can take all the vacation days you wish! Where are you going to go now? Or should I ask “How many days are you going to take off now?” Should all of us be jealous of those who have an “unlimited” vacation policy at work? My gut reaction […]

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5 Ways to Supersize Your Vacation Policy

5 Ways Supersize Vacation Benefits

Have you calculated your vacation days and realized it just isn’t enough? Do you travel a lot for business, expect to start a family soon, or desire a more flexible schedule? These 5 time off maximizing tips are here to help you go beyond these common vacation limitations. Earning time off flexibility requires that you talk to people, ask […]

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Join the Movement to “Take Back Your Time”

Infographic Take-Back-Your-Time Vacations

VacationCounts isn’t the only voice online that encourages Americans to take all of their vacation days each year. Back in 2002, the non-profit “Take Back Your Time” was launched as a way to fight back against the epidemic of too much work and too little free time. Besides guaranteed vacation benefits, they also push for paid […]

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Can You (or Should You) Use a Sick Day as a Vacation Day?

Should I Call In Sick Today Question

Wouldn’t it be lovely to call in sick and take a vacation day? Maybe you are running out of accrued vacation days and feel burned out from working so hard (we’ve all been there!). Or maybe you feel that it is unfair that you never get sick. What I mean is… why should your co-workers […]

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5 Reasons Not to Rollover Your Vacation Days

Do Not Rollover Vacation Days

To rollover or not to rollover vacation days… that is the question. If and how you can roll-over vacation days from one year to the next is defined in your HR benefits guide. Many companies allow employees to roll over vacation days so you do not lose them come December 31st. Since roll-over policy comes […]

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