What if your company paid you an additional $1,000 to take a vacation—yes, on top of your already paid vacation time? Sounds too good to be true, but to encourage better work-life balance, some companies—like Basecamp, Buffer, and Evernote—are offering such generous incentives.
North America is a breeding ground for burnout. In fact, a recent study showed that 90% of working Millennials would prefer to take a vacation over a pay raise. If those figures are indeed true, it might make sense to allocate funds reserved for bonuses to something like a vacation fund instead.Continue reading