How do Americans cope with 10 vacation days compared to many Europeans, who tend to have much more vacation time?

I just finished a 35 year career with a US company that ranked at about 445 or so on the Fortune 500 list.I was a mid level

How many vacation days can I get off working retail? I work at a retail store (not a manager). I was thinking for about 6 days. There's no vacation time system or PTO. it's all up to the manager.

You've put the answer in your question: it's all up to the manager.Usually there's a vacation or PTO system which has guidelines to inform you of this, but if there isn't one, then it can based on your job and your management. The best solution would be to have the dates that you want planned out, as

If you get paid to work by the hour and work a lot of overtime, but your amount of vacation time stays the same, can you request that the company also give you additional vacation for overtime hours?

original question: If you get paid to work by the hour and work a lot of overtime, but your amount of vacation time stays the same, can you request that the company also give you additional vacation for overtime hours?You need to review your employee handbook and if you have a contract your employee contract.Most companies

Is it a good idea to travel alone for a vacation?

Absolutely! I'm passionate about travelling alone, having done it nearly every year of my life in the past 12. So, around a dozen trips alone.Honestly, it may be challenging but extremely rewarding. You grow much more travelling alone than in company in my opinion, because you have to handle yourself all the little steps that we give for granted

Most jobs in America tend to give employees two weeks of vacation time, do you think that two weeks is enough? If you wanted to go out of the country you might need more time than that.

Depends on who you ask, most jobs in America are for entry level non-skilled workers. Most of these jobs don't pay much and the benefits aren't great, they're usually for people between the ages of 16–30. Once you've got a

What are some good 30 days challenges a teenager can take over the vacations?

I believe 21 days is the time it takes for a habit to set in.30 Days of consecutively doing it will ensure you will remember the habit and benefit your life.15 Challenges for 30 days30 Days of cold showers30 Days of Social Challenges. Ex. 365 Days Confident30 Days of Learning something new everyday30 Days of reading a

What are some issues you faced when trying to take days off at a company with unlimited vacation policy?

Unlimited is limited. It means that your vacation when it happens and how long it happens depends on how many in your department has the same time frame of vacation. For the business, they will care about coverage of the job. If there are 6 people in the same

What are the best cruise vacation life hacks and tips?

I've been on 5 cruises, so that makes me almost a novice.If you don't want to hear about everyone else's 20+ cruises, don't ask.Look for your age group and interests if possible when booking a cruise. Some cruises are full of

What is the best place to visit in summer?

India's Best Places to Visit In Summer Following the ancient Hindu Scripture of

What is the best time to visit Kerala, India?

First I will try to answer the best time to visit Kerala and then about the placesI am sharing some some of my thoughts on best time to visit Kerala the southernmost state of India.Best season to Visit Kerala - A Travelers Perspective Each  season in Kerala provides its

What is your favorite vacation place?

As the co-founder of GoPo at letsgopo.com, I can share with you the contribution by Travel Writers & Experts (who have been there and done that). The ‘Best' vacation destinations is very difficult to recommend without knowing your specific interests - sightseeing/luxury travel/adventure/others. Also, I am limiting the scope of this answer to an

Where is the best place to travel with a child?

Disney things are the favorite. However my kids, when they were school age, liked San Diego a lot.We live in the burbs of Chicago and it is actually kid friendly. Two great zoos, terrific museums, huge amusement park far north

Why do many companies require employees to have vacation time to take days off, can't they just approve the day off and not pay them?

Companies requires vacation time for several reasons:Companies must regulate the time each employee takes for a vacation in any given year. If they allowed unpaid days, then Employee Joe may take 20 days of unpaid time a year and Employee Elmer make take 200 days a year. This would

What are some tips to stretch your money while you're on vacation?

My method was to divide my funds by the number of days, allowing for extra expenses at the start and end of the break. Strive to underspend on each day, freeing up extra cash for the last few days. I almost always choose self-catering, its more

Why do people go to the gym when they on holiday or vacation isn't it a waste of the holiday time?

I understand where your coming from but not always, to some people working out will make them feel better about themselves or even wake them up and get ready for the day. For me anyways I enjoy going to the gym and working out,

Will winter vacations be extended in Delhi?

The question is slightly incomplete. By saying this I meant "incomplete" in 2 different aspects.1. Whether you are studying in a government school or private school.2. In which class you are studying.Talking about first aspect, Delhi government(in most cases) extends winter vacation of

As a flight attendant, what are the craziest things that you have seen?

One night during the wee hours I tended to restocking the coffee bar in the smoking section (aft zone) of a DC-10 to keep awake. Nobody had come back for a drink or to use the lav for probably an hour.

Do Chinese people take vacations?

Yes they do. In fact they do it so much that some black sheeps have made them infamous:Chinese schoolboy, 15, exposed as Egypt's ancient temple graffiti vandalChinese media sharpen knives over scalding noodle-water attack

Do Wipro gives Diwali vacations?

Thanks for A2A.Yes, Wipro provides 1 day as Public Holiday for Diwali. You can save your Earned Leaves (Annual Leaves) and take a week off by applying leave in the system prior to 1 month (minimum) before Diwali and talk to your supervisor

Does choosing to go on vacation mean you don't enjoy your work?

I once went to a lecture by a famous sociologist who explained what happens when people return from vacation.

Have you ever returned home from a vacation and found an unwelcome surprise?

Not that I want to perpetuate any myths about Australia, but we came back from a camping holiday and my 7-year-old daughter found a coiled up rubber snake on the floor in the kitchen.The first strange thing was that I didn't think we had a rubber

How to determine if you have job burnout or you just need a vacation

Job burnout comes with symptoms of illness, often stomach problems, headaches, anxiety, chronic fatigue. If you are suffering from one or a combination of these, I would say you need to first take a long vacation, re-assess your life goals, do a life/career audit where you write down the honest truths about each aspect of your life. Decide if

Intelligence: What are some easy ways to train my brain and become smarter In these two months vacation?

I would suggest using the time to learn about subjects you really haven't explored before. One of the main markers of an intelligent and socially adept individual is the ability to converse knowledgably on a wide variety of topics.For example, I'm not highly interested in the history of baseball, economic theory, or auto

What are some tips on Coorg vacation?

1.Make your stay longer.The first tip from my side will be make your stay in coorg little longer.(consider this)2.Book a homestay.So,i along with my friend were on a summer trip of 17 days across india(that is how you boast off). And one of our destinations was coorg. I had visited ooty(which was beautiful) in past,and people

What are the top ten countries you think are most worth visiting in your lifetime, and why?

If I get only the chance to chose 10, I would like to get the most accurate resume of this world.These 10 countries are where some of the biggest civilizations born. These 10 have beautiful and unique heritage and landscapes, and the majority of ethnicities that you could find spread in many other countries:EUROPE01 - Italy

What can I do to improve myself during vacations?

I salute you for asking this question. I haven't read the other answers, so apologies if there are repeats, but here are some things that could revolutionize not only your experience of college, but also the rest of your life after that.1) Develop a regular meditation practice. It will make

What is the best place in the world to go scuba diving?

Depends on your skill level, your budget, where you live, your time availability, your particular interests as a diver, and whether you have other interests you also want to pursue while on a dive trip. And also, possibly, how cosmopolitan you are.Which leads to hundreds of answers, each true for your answer to those

What is your fantasy vacation?

I dream to discover all the wonders of our world so my dream vacation would be a round-the-world cruise!It's a great opportunity to explore all destinations with stops in numerous ports of numerous countries. Different cultures, different traditions, different ways of rest! By the way, there

What is your most private vacation experience?

Five years old. San Diego Zoo.I'm beyond excited to go see some of my favorite animals... little did I know that everything would change after that day.Forty-five minutes into the summer trip with my parents, and none of the animals seemed very interesting. The dolphins weren't jumping, the

What's the best time of year to visit Toronto and what are it's best kept secrets?

I think the best time of year to visit Toronto is September because the weather is still beautiful but not disgustingly hot like it can be in July and August, there isn't much rainfall like there is in the spring, and since the kids are back in school, the big attractions

Which is the best beach in India?

With an impressive 7,500 km long coastline, India has an enormous palette of beautiful beaches which can be very hard to choose from! There is a well-established tourist trade on the beaches of Goa but it is wrong to think that there aren't other places with equally good beaches.It is just that India's huge population

Why do people enjoy going to the beach?

People love beaches because, in general, the beach means vacations, rest, swimming, sun and all that jazz - and such things usually bring joy to everyone.I'm really fond of beaches. Especially of secluded ones! Somewhere in the Caribbean, surrounded by cliffs and palm trees... Like Bottom Bay on Barbados, Half Moon

Why do we need vacations?

Your question and subtext seem to be asking two different thinks although may be loosely interlinked.Vacations will only set to give your body and mind a break from the usual chaos of every day life. They serve as a way to stand back, enjoy the company of

Why don't more people take a year off from work every five years?

So either every 5th or 6th year, someone takes a year off from work (taking every 5th year or working 5 years then a year off). Now, assuming rent/mortgage is between $1,000 and $2,000(low end) a month, food may be $150 per person if well budgeted (for a reasonably balanced diet), a loan on a car may be

What is the best time to visit Kerala, India?

First I will try to answer the best time to visit Kerala and then about the placesI am sharing some some of my thoughts on best time to visit Kerala the southernmost state of India.Best season to Visit Kerala - A Travelers Perspective Each  season in Kerala provides its

Should married people go on vacations apart once in a while?

My assumption si his is one of those common questions on Quora where some particular couple have a disagreement on some issue, and one of them posts an apparently generic question to see if there's some magic rule that will allow them to win the argument.As

What is Best time to visit amritsar?

Reach the city maximum at 5 am or 5.30 am in the morning !Go to golden temple at the time you reach in early morning..It will take 2-3 hours to end the golden temple visit !Nearly it would be 8am or 8.30 in

What is the best time to visit Kerala, India?

First I will try to answer the best time to visit Kerala and then about the placesI am sharing some some of my thoughts on best time to visit Kerala the southernmost state of India.Best season to Visit Kerala - A Travelers

What is the best time to visit Varkala, Kerala, India?

Personally summer is too hot to enjoy beaches for me..Winter months October to January are generally nice. Only catch is All hotels are much more expensive.Winter in Kerala is not typical winter in other places.. you can consider it as a period less hot and less rainy..pleasant climate

What's the best time to visit Bermuda?

The best time to visit Bermuda is either March or April; that's when the temperate weather becomes pleasant for beach bathing, if not quite swimming. And the prices aren't as hefty as they are during the busiest season, from May to October. If you're more interested in golfing, plan your trip for wintertime. You'll get the greatest discount at

When is the best time to visit India?

"What is the best time to visit India?" This is something that I am asked a lot by friends and clients who are planning an India holiday. It is also a popular question on Quora. This is my take on this knotty question. You can also read it on the site

Which are the most visited destinations in Kerala?

Kerala, a surreal destination where the morning brings in the mist and magic. Fondly called the

Which is the best place to visit in Kerala during the month of May?

There are so many things to explore in kerala rightly termed as God's own Country. From sea to hills to forest to backwaters all under one roof. Munnar will be the perfect place to go in May where you can unwind amidst beauty of nature. The visual delights

Which is the best resort for honeymoon in kerala?

Honeymoon is the most romantic and pleasurable life in a newly married couples' life that they want to cherish in the most memorable and romantic way without leaving a stone unturned. Kerala is without any doubt the best honeymoon destination in

What is the best time to visit Kerala, India?

First I will try to answer the best time to visit Kerala and then about the placesI am sharing some some of my thoughts on best time to visit Kerala the southernmost state of India.Best season to Visit Kerala - A Travelers Perspective Each  season in Kerala provides its own unique