Why You Should Be Encouraging Employees to Use PTO
Research consistently points to time away from work as improving productivity, lowering stress and reducing absenteeism. Unfortunately, many employees still hold onto their paid time off (PTO) and end up losing much of it at the end of the year. Worse yet, many employees avoid taking time off because their workplace culture discourages it.
According to research group Project: Time Off, workers are much happier at companies that encourage time off versus those that don’t—68% to 42%, respectively. Couple that with the fact that 81% of employers agree PTO helps curb burnout and improves focus, and it seems obvious that
you should be pushing workers to use their vacation time.
This summer, let employees know that it’s okay to use their PTO and that, in fact, they should! Doing so can actually help your organization.
Consider sending communication to help employees understand the benefits of taking time off. Moreover, make sure they know that using PTO is not only acceptable, it’s also encouraged. Getting your workforce comfortable with taking PTO is the first step to improving aspects like productivity and stress levels.
Speak with us to learn more about the benefits of PTO and how we can help your organization craft a policy that works for your employees.
81% of employers agree PTO helps curb burnout and improves focus.
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