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Paul Tracy
Updated July 2, 2021

What is a Paycation?

A paycation is when an employee takes paid vacation from his or her employer and works at another job.

How Does a Paycation Work?

Let's say John Doe has earned two weeks of paid vacation at Company XYZ. He takes two weeks off in December, and during that time he takes a job as a seasonal retail worker at a local department store.

Why Does a Paycation Matter?

Paycations are ways to earn extra money. Essentially, the employee earns four weeks of pay in two weeks. Paycations can involve almost any kind of temporary work.

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