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Serious question: Should I leave my work laptop home for 2.5 weeks of out of town PTO?

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I always take it because of stupid compliance shit that I never do. But I ignore all other emails.

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Update: just got to the airport, left the laptop at home!

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I did last year (2 weeks) but I'm federal so it's not like much was happening while I was gone anyway.

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Absolutely

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Yes, but before you do, make sure to log all your time and expenses, send a note to your resource manager that you won't be updating your availability report for 2 weeks, and make sure to decline and cancel any invites on your outlook. Then leave it at home and go!

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If you take it you won't need it and it you don't take it you will..

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(Assuming you're talking about holiday PTO, not some random 2 weeks in January)

Holiday PTO yep

I would take it..... Having it and not using it is better than not having and needing it

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