According to a new poll, most professionals have difficulty unplugging from work during paid time off. Over half (54%) don’t think they have the option to leave work behind when they’re off the clock. Among other findings:
- Older professionals have the hardest time leaving work behind during time off, with 65% of those aged 45 and older reporting an inability to unplug. Tis compares with 47% of those between the ages of 21 and 25.
- Only 44% of professionals in healthcare believe they can unplug, compared to 73% of those in teaching, 71% of those in law, 59% in accounting, and 55% in finance.
- Men (44%) are only slightly more likely to say they can unplug than women (48%).
- According to respondents, discussions about unlimited paid time off have nearly doubled in 2 years.
- 88% of professionals have a positive view of unlimited paid time off, versus only 12% who have a negative view.