Benefits of Vacation on Employee Performance

By: Rachel Woods

There have been endless studies, articles, and blogs about the importance of vacation for employee performance. Humans are not machines; we wear out eventually especially when creativity requires constant fresh input to keep it going. Employees need to take the time to experience new things outside of their work environment in order to incorporate new ideas when they come back to it. People call it recharging your batteries for good reason because it restores employees’ abilities to concentrate and to think. Here is a list of a few of the best benefits that come from vacation time for employees:

1. They get to a break from their daily routine and scenery- As humans we want to explore and see new things. It can become tiring to see the same places and same faces day after day. Vacation time allows employees to interact with other people and take a break from the daily grind.