One of the questions I frequently hear from employees and candidates is “what does unlimited vacation actually mean?” My response to this is usually something along the lines of:

Well unlimited means that you have the flexibility to take off time whenever you want, rather than having to wait to accrue time. But you can’t take off three months, this is a sabbatical. And most employees take about 20 days, some take more if they are good performers. But if you’re not a good performer you shouldn’t take off a ton of time. Plus, the chances are you’ll probably be…

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Caitlin Wilterdink is an experienced HR & Recruiting pro offering thoughts & advice around careers, management, & people @ work.

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