What is Proper Vacation Etiquette? I'm Lost Please Help.

by admin 21. August 2013 15:55

Dear Jane,

I have a vacation planned for next month.  I will still be working on a big matter.  I plan to work while on vacation, albeit remotely.  Do I need to tell the others on my team about my vacation?


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Dear They Probably Won’t Notice,

What is the common practice in your office and on your team?  If you know, follow it.  If you don’t know, play it safe and let people know you’ll be out of the office.  Please be very clear about any limitations you may have (i.e., time zone differences) and make sure they have an opportunity to voice any concerns. 

Jane DiRenzo Pigott is the managing director of R3 Group LLC, specializing in working with professional service organizations on leadership and change in connection with diversity and inclusion. Before founding R3 Group, she practiced law for more than two decades at large law firms where she chaired a practice group, served on the executive management and compensation committees, and founded and ran diversity initiatives and affinity groups.

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