The State of Summer Vacations

By on May 27, 2020 at 4:00pm

THE STATE OF SUMMER VACATIONS

How professionals are changing their vacation plans in June, July and August due to the pandemic:

• 37% will save their vacation time for later in the year, with hope to travel.
• 28% will take fewer days off compared to last summer; 16% will take more days off.
• 22% would like to take a vacation but are worried about money.
• 20% will take days off for a self-care and mental-health staycation.
• 14% have too much work to do to take time off.

A CUE FROM THE BOSS

• 66% have received no communication about using vacation days.
• 25% say their employer or manager has encouraged them to take time off.
• 9% were discouraged from taking time off.

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 workers normally employed in office environments in the U.S., conducted May 14-19, 2020.

© Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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