Nearly half (47 per cent) of Canadian employees say a company’s policy on working remotely in a foreign country influences their choice of employer, according to a new survey by travel website

The survey, which polled more than 2,000 workers, found while millennials were most likely (63 per cent) to agree with this statement, about a third (30 per cent) of baby boomers agreed. In addition, 43 per cent of boomers said they can’t work while travelling.

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Nearly half (45 per cent) of respondents aged 25 to 40 said they were seriously considering a workcation, which combines work and leisure. On average, this group cited 39 days as the ideal duration for a workcation. The survey noted young Quebec-based employees were mostly likely to embrace this concept.

When asked about the most appealing aspects of a workcation, employees cited the ability to take longer vacations, taking a break from their daily routine, exploring new cultures and visiting relatives living abroad.

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