While the transition from work to vacation is welcomed with arms wide open, switching back to work mode requires careful planning to avoid holiday shock. Prepare for a great return with these 12 back-to-the-office tips.
The day before, sort through work email and delete unimportant messages. Prepare snacks and lunch for the week ahead. Choose your outfit and have work supplies ready to go, sparing you from the morning rush.
Use the beginning of the workweek to get back in gear. Push meetings to mid-week, touch base with your boss and try to resist working through lunch. List time-sensitive priorities and use this time to work through the list.
Stay caught up on sleep throughout the workweek and get fresh air and exercise. Delegate tasks in the home and the office. Plan leftovers for next week. And get ready to enjoy the weekend, you made it!