Smell the roses
Some companies are offering unlimited vacation days. Of course, we're never really disconnected anymore. Sigh. From CBS News.
Americans are famous the world over for the paltry amount of time they get from work and the even smaller amount they take. What, Europeans wonder, is the point of all that money if you never have time to enjoy it?
But a handful of American and European companies alike are starting to converge on a whole different way of thinking about the issue. Instead of debating the merits of two weeks versus four weeks of paid time off, these companies are throwing caution to the winds and offering employees as much vacation as they want.