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The Vacation Paradox: Why Some Companies Are Paying Workers To Go Away

This article was written by Jenna Goudreau, Forbes Staff, and published in Forbes.com.  Imagine a job where you could take as many paid vacation days as you wanted, as long as you got your work done. Even better, imagine your employer offered you a vacation bonus of up to $7,500 to go away awhile and not … Continue reading

The Case for Vacation: Why Science Says Breaks Are Good for Productivity

This article was written by Derek Thompson and published in the The Atlantic. The first week of August is one of the most popular times for people to take off work. But it might just make us better at our job. For proof, we’re republishing this article from 2011 on the science of productivity. American workers love to … Continue reading

5 Ways to Beat Burnout at Work

Some projects can really take it out of you. You’ve been working for 10+ hours a day, brainstorming new ideas as you brush your teeth in the morning, and thinking about the best way to pitch as you climb into bed at night. Your focus, creativity, and problem-solving abilities have been put to the test—for hours, days, … Continue reading

6 Simple Steps to be Happier at Work

We spend a lot of time at work – between Monday and Friday we probably spend more waking time in the office than with our families and loved ones! If we are to cope with this, we have to make sure we make the most out of our work time and enjoy it. 1. Positivity and … Continue reading