According to hotels the most requested thing by their customers is free Wi-Fi. Mini use vacation as a way to get away from the office and relax however with the convenience of the digital age it’s not as easy. Ways to not have to worry about your email while on vacation include preparing your inbox, appointing someone to handle your work, or creating a vacation policy.
- Ron Webb, executive director of the nonprofit human resources research organization American Productivity and Quality Center, says it’s important to create a system before you leave to avoid this. The first thing he does is clean out his inbox.
- Alert coworkers, direct reports, clients, and managers that you’ll be away and unplugged, says Mindy Mackenzie.
- “You must deputize someone credible in your absence to cover your area and make decisions in your stead,” says Mackenzie. “The more senior you are, the more important this is to do.”
“While vacations are supposed to be the time to get away from the office and relax, 68% of Americans are unable to do so”