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Ask a Manager: Get me my vacation!

Marketplace Weekend Staff Jun 19, 2018
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Maybe your dream vacation spot is in Cyprus, like for this sunbathing couple. FLORIAN CHOBLET/AFP/Getty Images
Ask A Manager

Ask a Manager: Get me my vacation!

Marketplace Weekend Staff Jun 19, 2018
Maybe your dream vacation spot is in Cyprus, like for this sunbathing couple. FLORIAN CHOBLET/AFP/Getty Images

It’s summer and that means vacation time. Kids are out of school and all the photos on Instagram seem to feature blue water and white sand. 

So what’s the right way to bring it up to your boss? Perhaps your boss isn’t that cool about you taking time off. Can you finagle a few more days for travel time, or use your sick days for vacation? And what are the do’s and don’ts of vacation time — can you fully ignore your emails? Should you post about it on Facebook?

Ask a Manager’s Alison Green is ready to answer all your questions about vacation on Marketplace Weekend next week.

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