The season of summer holidays has officially started. That means that you will have to take a week or two weeks lasting holiday from your job. Different workers have different opinions about their jobs (some love it, some hate it), but, there are some unwritten rules that we prefer to call tips and hints that will help any worker make it easier when being back on work after the holiday. The period before the holiday can be a little stressful as you may finish and organize everything you have already started or prepare it for another colleague to finish it. In order to avoid this potential stress before you leave your office, follow these tips and hints on how to manage your workload before you go for a holiday. They will help you to overpass the potential stress after coming back to work after the holiday too.
Start planning your extra work earlier
This means that before you leave the office you will have to do so many things to finish all the projects you have started. In order to make it, you will need to organize well your time at the office which means to jot down all you need to do and to plan well the time you will need to have everything planned done on time. Earlier planning will help you avoid panic and extra stress the last day at the office, as it will help you to organize well the time and the activities you need to take during the whole week before leaving, for example.
Check all the emails before you set the “Out of the Office” Reply
You don’t want to have some unread emails from the last day at work waiting for you for two weeks, do you? Before leaving the office before the holiday always try to read all the inbox mails and try to finish everything that t is demanded from you, or just forward the email to your colleague who is going to replace your place while being on holiday. You don’t want to miss something important and urgent just because you missed t read the mail box, right? And, don’t forget the “out of the office” reply, too.
Ask for help if needed
Sometimes you can have so many things to do before the holiday. If that is your case right now, then don’t be ashamed to ask for help. Believe us, the most of the colleagues will say yes to your help demand, if there is something they could do for helping you. Also, don’t forget to offer your help to other colleagues when being in the same position as you in the moment.
Before you leave the office don’t forget that you are going to come back after a week or two. That means that you need to leave everything organized. Clean your work space, place all the finished projects on their place and have everything perfect for the first day after holiday, that is definitely always worse that the day before leaving the office.