Employers Prefer Employees' Vacations to be Fun in the Sun

June 29, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - More than a third (36%) of executives polled by Accountemps said that August is the best month for employees to schedule their vacation time.

In a press release, Accountemps said that another summer month, July, ranked second with 21% of employers choosing this month as the ideal time for employees to take vacations.

Other months ranked as follows, according to the release:

  • 14% chose December
  • 7% chose June
  • 3% chose March
  • 2% chose February

January, April, May, September, October and November each received a 1% vote, while 10% said there is no particular month that is best to take vacation time, and one percent of the executives polled said they did not know.