Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 08-06-2013

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

On the Clock  61% will work during their summer vacation, up from 52% last year.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

File Sharing  32% will seek work-related access to a document on a work or home computer while on vacation.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Tech Enabled  69% say they'll bring a work-capable device with them on vacation, and six of 10 will bring up to three such devices.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Dialed In  30% will take a work-related phone call on vacation, and 24% will take work-related text messages.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Always On  20% will have a boss, client or colleague ask them to do work during their holiday.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

An Honest Response  89% say they'll have a negative reaction if they're asked to work by a boss during a vacation.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Broken Boundaries  29% feel the boss doesn't respect their time when they're asked to work on a break.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Request Denied  22% say they'll reply "no" if asked to work on vacation.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

See No Evil  11% say they would pretend they didn't see an incoming message or text if asked to work while on break.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Shut Down  13% say they'll just turn off their devices and ignore requests if asked to work while on vacation.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation

Exit Strategy  6% say they will update their resume if asked to work on a break.

Employees Fed Up With Work Requests on Vacation