LinkedIn allows employees to take a break from work next week

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LinkedIn allows employees to take a break from work next week

LinkedIn is allowing its employees to give a week of full, paid vacation post-Easter to support mental well-being.

Nearly all 15,900 full-time employees will be able to take a break from work next week to avoid burnout, AFP told the news agency Friday. LinkedIn has coined RestUp! Week begins on Monday.

There is something magical about the entire company taking a break at the same time, AFP responded to LinkedIn's inquiry. What is the best part about BIPPING? Not coming back to an avalanche of unanswered internal emails.

CORONAVIRUS PROMPTS TWITTER TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES TO WORK FROM HOME FOREVER' The Microsoft-owned company will offer daily events for its employees who feel isolated during the week off.

Activities include random opportunities through volunteer acts of kindness. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT FOX BUSINESS.

According to LinkedIn, a core team of staffers will remain working next week with the opportunity to schedule time off in the future.

FOX Business did not reply to LinkedIn's request for comment. GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE Since the coronavirus outbreak, research shows corporate employees have spent much longer logged on to work, opening the door to increased burnouts.

According to a Robert Half survey, 70% of transitioned remote workers report now working at weekends and 45% say they work more hours than before.

In the last year, Big Tech companies have adopted a trend of work-life leniency. According to Twitter and Facebook, LinkedIn plans to launch partial remote work post-pandemic while working from home extends the work from home, while indefinitely another year of work will be done at home, according to

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