Vacation

Vacation envy, or 'How to get your groove back'

Vacation envy, or 'How to get your groove back'

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Our work is important and the attitude with which we complete our tasks matters. If your vacation break is behind you, or so far ahead that you wonder how you're going to make it, try these ideas to re-energize and add zip to your workday.

To reduce burnout and turnover, improve family-staff relationships

To reduce burnout and turnover, improve family-staff relationships

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People who travel tend to be happier with their jobs and companies than those who don't. This is a research finding that long-term care managers and operators definitely should heed.

Do you pass the free-time test at work?

Do you pass the free-time test at work?

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Now that summer is essentially over, can you say your employer is one of the better ones when it comes to vacation and warm-weather perks? More important, how do your choices rate? Many signs aren't good.

Stay home when sick, and go on vacation already

Stay home when sick, and go on vacation already

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Far too many of the US workforce, especially in areas such as healthcare and the service industry, have little to no paid vacation time or sick leave.

The upside of a long-term care journal

The upside of a long-term care journal

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I thought writing in a journal to recap my day would be more trouble than it's worth. That was before I went on a two-week vacation halfway around the world. But you don't have to travel that far to make it worthwhile too.

A disconnect all professionals need

A disconnect all professionals need

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Heading out on vacation soon? If not, well maybe you ought to. No, you know you ought to. One way or another, you should be getting away from the office sometime soon, but you're probably going to do a poor job of it.