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Attention, great event for workaholics cannot imagine existence without favorite job, comes National Leave the Office Early Day when workplace must be left earlier. Valuable opportunity is presented on June 2. Warn friends guaranteed send to rest.

The History

Specialist engaged in labor productivity analytics Laura Stack came up with the recreational national day in 2004. Goal is increasing effectiveness of stuff. Expert believes tired workers worked beyond prescribed schedule cannot work fully for a long period. This runs harms company, damages specialist’s health. Quality, timeliness of rest, ability to be distracted, change type of activity affects achievement of success, increase in company’s profit, payment of bonuses to private employee positively.

Interesting Facts

The holiday is unofficial, scheduled for Friday or Monday.

  1. Statistics show Americans spend hundreds of hours more in workplace than Europeans.
  2. Standard working day contains 8 hours, in fact, workers in the United States work 10-14 hours a day. This leads to increased fatigue, professional burnout.
  3. After finishing work in office, employees go home to… continue working at home computer. Modern information technologies allow continuing workflow.

Planning helps to avoid fuss, perform tasks efficiently before deadline. Follow sequence. Brain is designed that total concentration is possible on specific task. Concomitant with simultaneous execution are completed with shortcomings. Multitasking creates risk for missing essential details, technique is irrational. Start day with heavy issues require effort.

How to celebrate

  • If employer does not show support unofficial reason for rest, notify boss verbally in advance or create written statement if required by charter. Observe professional ethics, internal rules of organization. Loyal management supports initiative on June 2.
  • Spend free hours on pleasure: visit massage session, relax. Have delicious dinner at restaurant. Make date, spend it unforgettable. Watch favorite movie, finish reading a book, go shopping and treat to beautiful purchase.
  • Go home on foot; walk is useful for sleeping, especially if route is laid through park or along embankment. Look at sunset. How long have you been watching picturesque spectacle? Take beautiful photo, share.

There is opportunity to «reboot», restore balance between work and rest. It is important not to get stressed, not to allow depression.

When is National Leave the Office Early Day celebrated in 2022?

National Leave the Office Early Day is observed on June 2 each year.