Technology and the ever-present workplace have drastically altered the way Americans vacation. The Tethered Vacation looks at the connection between workplace unplugging culture and employee technology usage. Most employees (46%) report that they check in with work occasionally during vacation while smaller percentages are logging on frequently (27%) or taking the step to entirely unplug (27%).
Whatever boundaries they set, employees want the peace of mind that connectivity provides, with an overwhelming majority (78%) saying they want the ability to access work if they choose to.
Unplug from work on vacation
Only one-in-four U.S. employees take the step to fully unplug from the office during vacation. Most (46%) report checking in occasionally and some check in frequently (27%) while they are away.
Want access to work
The overwhelming majority of employees say they want the ability to connect with work should they choose.