Road Trip! All the Places Our WEX Sabbaticals Took Us

"Sabbatical Stories: Journeys Revisited" across a hand holding a compass

Should you need some summer vacation destination inspiration, look no further than the travel diaries (aka “sabbatical stories”) of the WEXers who participated in our inaugural Expedition sabbatical program. Though employees can choose to spend their four-week sabbatical any way they’d like, the large majority of Expedition participants hopped on a plane to dream destinations scattered… Read more »

Here’s Looking at You, Kids: Giving Back to Maine’s Littlest Residents

In addition to a team of us participating in July’s Tri for a Cure triathlon—read all about that here—WEX has been up to lots of good this summer. That includes sponsoring fundraising events we’re passionate about, contributing brainpower and resources to educational programs and getting active for a good cause. This month’s philanthropy roundup is… Read more »

Sabbatical Stories: Florida, Hawaii and Home Again

"Sabbatical Stories: Trading Snow for Sunshine" across a person holding a compass.

The word “sabbatical” has its origins in “sabbath,” a day of abstinence from work. Its official definition: “a break or change from a normal routine; a time of rest.” In the case of Senior Systems Engineer Julie London, a WEX employee for 19 years, she broke from her normal routine by hopping a plane to… Read more »

A World Without Cancer? How 23 WEX Women Are Tri-ing to Get Us There

One out of four of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetime. That’s tough information to swallow, but even tougher are the 23 WEXers who joined 1,300 fellow Maine residents for the state’s largest triathlon—the 11th annual Tri for a Cure—this past Sunday. Not only is the Tri for a Cure Maine’s only… Read more »