Workplace Slideshow: Americans Can't Stop Working While on Vacation

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-19-2012

No Rest for the Weary

52% of employed Americans will work on vacation this year, up from 46% last year.

No Rest for the Weary

Gender Gap

56% of men are planning to work on vacation, compared to 47% of women.

Gender Gap

Email Addiction?

30% of workers will read office-related emails while on vacation this year.

Email Addiction?

Busy Signal

23% will take work-related phone calls.

Busy Signal

Unable to Unplug

19% confess that they'll seek access to a work doc on their home computers while on vacation.

Unable to Unplug

IMHO: 2Much Work!

18% will take text messages from coworkers or clients on vacation.

IMHO: 2Much Work!

No Boundaries

13% say a boss, a client or a colleague will ask them to do work while on vacation.

No Boundaries

Singled Out

15% of single workers expect to be asked to do work on vacation, as opposed to just 6% of married ones.

Singled Out