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Making the Most of Summer

Karrin Frilling

Ahhhhh, summer! The season when kids are out of school, families take vacations, and long weekends are frequent. Everyone wants to get outside, take advantage of the gorgeous weather, and have fun! It’s a great time to “reset” and renew our energy and focus. But what about those of us who are left holding down […]

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The Benefits of (Truly!) Taking Time Off

Kathryn Lee

I’m excited to share an ATD article today written by ABR’s very own President and CEO, Amy Fox: “Is ‘Out of Office’ a Myth? How Protecting Time Off Improves Performance.” In it, Amy addresses the strange habit that we Americans have—we don’t always take the vacation time available to us, and even when we do, we’re […]

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The “Out of Office” Myth

Kathryn Lee

It’s June! The weather is warmer, schools are out (or will be soon), and many of us are anticipating some kind of summer vacation. I can’t wait for mine later this month! I was interested to learn, however, about a 2014 survey by Glassdoor that found that the average American employee who receives a vacation […]

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