The Pros & Cons of PTO [Infographic]

by | Dec 7, 2015 | Blog

  • Amy Letke

    Amy Newbanks Letke, SPHR, GPHR, is the Founder of Integrity HR, Inc. Amy provides workplace solutions to improve performance, reduce liability and increase profits. She is passionate about helping other entrepreneurs and business owners achieve success. Contact us for more insights - 502-753-0970 or

Christmas time has us thinking about paid time off (PTO). This time of year employees like to take off work to spend time with their families and eat, drink and be merry. (If all those time-off requests are making you not-so-jolly, check out our holiday scheduling blog here.)

That said, maybe you’ve noticed some grumbling around the water cooler that your employees aren’t so satisfied with your PTO policy. Maybe they’re grumbling because you don’t have a PTO policy at all. Or maybe you’ve just been thinking it could use some tweaking.

Either way, we have this infographic for you to help you decide if PTO – and what type of PTO – is right for your company.

Here are some of the pros and cons of PTO vs. segmented leave policies:


There you have it! As the infographic says, every organization is different and has different needs. If you’d like some help deciding which policy would be best for your company, contact us.


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