Why You Should Shut Down Between Christmas and New Year’s

by Evil HR Lady on December 19, 2018

90 percent of Americans celebrate Christmas. It’s an important day for most of your employees. More importantly, it’s an important day for most of your clients. Almost one-third of Americans traveled at least 50 miles between December 23rd and January 1st last year.

In other words, the office is not where your employees or your clients want to be. If you have an office-based business, it’s time to consider shutting down between Christmas and New Year’s day–with pay. (If you can’t afford to offer it as extra paid days off, your employees will resent having to take a pay cut at Christmas more than they will appreciate the time off.) Here’s why:

Your employees don’t want to be there anyway.

While some enjoy working when it’s quiet, or prefer to get out of the house when the kids are home from school, many would prefer to be at home, or at Grandma’s house. Or at the beach. Basically anywhere but the office.

To keep reading, click here: Why You Should Shut Down Between Christmas and New Year’s

And make your counter-arguments in the comments! I’m easily swayed on this.

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