Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – There are lots of reasons to postpone holidays, ranging from high workloads, financial problems, and so on. And please note that this is a common reason felt by citizens in the United States (US), do you also feel that way?
Based on data from the Workforce Confidence Index published by LinkedIn, 35% of Generation Z (Gen-Z) citizens in the US will feel guilty if they don’t work when they take time off from work. Meanwhile, the number of baby boomers who feel this way is only 22%.
This survey was conducted on 9,461 employees in Uncle Sam’s country this summer. From this data, LinkedIn also shows the average percentage of each choice taken, and the survey proves that both Gen-Z, Millennials, or Generation X are always overthinking their feelings of guilt about leaving work during leave, it’s just that this problem is the most common. often felt by Gen-Z.
According to LinkedIn Senior Editor, George Anders, Generation Z is a very conscientious citizen. They also have habits that are far different from other residents in many ways, including from work matters.
“They (Gen-Z) have many differences, starting from matters of clothing, workplace, and so on. However, what we see here is that Gen-Z is the most committed generation in their work responsibilities,” said Anders, as quoted by CNBC. Make It.
Health vs financial security
Vacation is of course very good for maintaining health, both physically and mentally, but finances are of course often referred to as everything.
Anders said that from various existing research, quality vacations can actually increase work productivity because it is from there that you can get new ideas that might be related to work.
“Often we spend more time on ‘urgent’ things than ‘important’ things to do.” Holidays are actually one of the most important things to do,” Anders continued.
Reduce guilt with vacation planning
Instead of feeling financially guilty because you’ve gone on vacation, let’s plan a quality vacation for your work productivity in the future.
Planning is done by determining in advance where you will go on vacation, how much your expenses will be for departure and return, accommodation, to activities during vacation.
This way, financial anxiety can be overcome and you will not fail to do important things in life.
The average salary of Indonesian employees is Rp. 3 million, saving is not a solution