Employees Are Not Taking Advantage of Critical Benefit

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Now that you have landed your dream job and you have reviewed some of your benefits, did you pay attention to your vacation time amounts?

According to a recent study, many employees are forgoing vacations for fear of losing out on a promotion because of time away. The study reveals that only 23 percent of employees took all of their accrued vacation time in a year with nine percent of employees not taking any of their earned time at all.

In total, researchers found that 54 percent of eligible vacation time goes unused.

Employees also add that even if they are taking vacation, they are often checking in with work or ongoing projects while away from the office, thanks to the ease of staying connected through technology.

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