Taking a vacation? Why 1 in 2 employees can't unplug
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Vacation is supposed to be the one time when we can temporarily relinquish all of our work-related responsibilities and fully unplug.
However, according to a recent poll from Fishbowl by Glassdoor report, that's not the case for over half of adults.
Of those surveyed, 54% said they are either unable to unplug or don't believe they can fully unplug while taking paid time off, which could hinder their productivity when they are back in the office.
"When employees are unable to fully decompress, they return to work not fully recovered, less productive and are more likely to experience mental fatigue and burnout," according to the report.
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Older adults have the most difficulty, according to the report.
Sixty-five percent of professionals at least 45 years old said they are unable to disconnect or do not believe they could. Comparatively, 47% of professionals between 21 and 25 years old said the same.
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