Why LinkedIn is giving its workers a week off to help with burnout

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LinkedIn is giving its 15,900 full-time employees a paid week off to help them combat burnout. The week, which begins April 5, is meant to encourage workers to unplug and recharge, CNN reported.


“We wanted to make sure we could give them something really valuable, and what we think is most valuable right now is time for all of us to collectively walk away,” Teuila Hanson, LinkedIn’s chief people officer, told CNN. Hanson said LinkedIn began surveying its workers regularly during the pandemic to gauge how they felt and found that workers have felt especially stressed out.

Although workers can take individual

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