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Do you guys truly disconnect on vacations? Is it frowned upon? I have a vacation next week but feel like the expectation is for me to be available

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Depends on your teams, really. I have had vacations where I worked a lot because I was expected to. I’ve also had some when I haven’t had to do anything even though an account was busy because the team wanted me to unplug and enjoy myself.

I keep my phone on me and answer emails in the evening. I hate to come back with 500 emails in my inbox. I like to keep deleting and organizing as the vacation goes along. Set up an out of office and speak to your availability.

Depends on your firm... I work for a European firm and its quite protected (even when I was a VP). Just took 3 weeks off and answered < 10 emails

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