Research shows nearly half of employees don’t use all their paid time off — despite another recent study finding that a majority of Americans experience stress “a lot of the day.” Lester Holt meets Ronald Stair, CEO of Creative Plan Designs in New York, where taking vacation is mandatory.
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This American Company Makes Employees Take Mandatory Vacation | NBC Nightly News
the monday-to-friday klein can be grueling traffic emails phone calls and that's before even getting to the office a new study shows that more than half of Americans experience stress a lot of the day so for all those overworked and under pressure employees there's no surprise me time often takes a backseat are you taking a full hour for lunch I wish it can be as simple as stepping outside during the day any chance to get out and get some Sun get out of the office get some fresh food why not that breaks the monotony yeah gives you a release but experts say disconnecting for longer periods is also key here at creative plan designs in New York disconnecting is non-negotiable what do you tell your voice you tell them I want you to unplug I want you to be gone CEO Ronald stair says using vacation days is mandatory that means no calls and no emails not even checking them it allows you to really be off when you're off and off means off business emails are automatically forwarded to someone else people think they have to be there to demonstrate that they're working as hard or harder than their co-workers you're finding that when they do come back they are there refresh they are focused they are there clear but research shows nearly half of employees don't use all their paid time off to help workers help themselves some companies are offering incentives at Ole arc live chat in California taking a week off will get you an extra thousand dollars epic in Wisconsin offers a paid month off every five years if you go to a country you've never visited the company will help fund the trip for you and a guest companies turning convention on its head a win for everyone hey NBC News fans thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching