Should PTO be Mandatory for the Holidays?

The holidays are stressful in the best of times, nevermind during a global pandemic. It’s no wonder that burnout is running rampant through ranks of remote workforces. A recent  Emplify survey of 1,000 newly-remote employees found that almost 60% feel that they have to be more available outside of work hours since shifting to remote work. Additionally, more than half of respondents have taken less paid time off (PTO) since the start of the pandemic — even though taking time off to rest and recharge is one of the best ways to combat burnout. 

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