compared to when there is a limit. I think one reason is because there is no counter of saved days, and it’s easy to work through a long stretch of time without taking days off.
I believe taking vacation days is important to maintain good mental health, avoid burn out and actually keep the engagement with the work. Because of that, I’ve built a rough formula to estimate the amount of PTO days would have accrued. It is common for companies, especially tech startup, to offer Unlimited PTO. I hope this tracker will be useful to you as well.
Personal PTO tracker:
Instructions: Change the start date & vacation days used to your own value
Working days to date:
Vacation days used:
Nov 1, 2021
Accrued PTO days to date:
The calculation above assume a typical number of PTO days and holidays in a year. You can adjust the arguments factored in below:
Avg days of PTO/year:
Yearly public holidays:
Total possible working days/year:
Estimate PTO until a defined date to plan for a vacation:
Accrued PTO days by
Advanced: track accrued PTO days of your team
For managers, it is easy to set up a tracker for your whole team. It’s great if you’re concerned that people are not taking days off (or taking too many days)! Using the