5 Surprising Numbers on Unplugging & Vacation
Think about your last vacation. Were you tuned into the office? If you’re like most Americans, the answer is probably yes.
Employees are turning the option to work from anywhere into the practice of working from everywhere. Our latest report, The Tethered Vacation, looks at employee behavior and attitudes around unplugging and as it turns out the out-of-office message may just be a front.
Here’s what you need to know.
For some people, having the peace of mind that their cubicle isn’t on fire helps them to better enjoy the moment. Project: Time Off’s survey found that 78 percent of employees want to have access to work if they choose to. In practice, most vacationers check-in with work occasionally (46%) while smaller percentages are logging on frequently (27%) or taking the step to entirely unplug (27%). (Yes, you’re doing the math right—only a quarter of Americans leave work behind on vacation.)