MENLO PARK (CBS13) – The majority of workers will check in with the office at some point during their vacation, according to a new survey from the staffing firm Accountemps.

However, age does play a role on who will stay connected. 70% of those age 18-34 will maintain some contact with work, compared to only 39% of those age 55 and older. Overall 56% of all workers will check in from vacation.

  • 24% will check in 1-2 times a week
  • 17% will check in several times a week
  • 11% will check in 1-2 times per day
  • 4% will check in several times a day
  • 44% don’t check in at all.

In 2016 59% of employees said they wouldn’t check in on vacation.

READ ALSO: Americans Left 705 Million Vacation Days On The Table In 2017

The survey looked at workers’ vacation habits and found workers will take an average of 9 vacation days this summer.

  • 6% will take 0 days
  • 25% will take 1-5 days
  • 36% will take 6-10 days
  • 19% will take 11-15 days
  • 14% will take 16+ day

Those age 55 and older are the most likely to take 0 days (7%), 11-15 days (20%), an 16+ days (18%). Those ages 18-34 are the most likely to take 1-5 days (31%), and 6-10 days (39%).

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