Category: Flexibility

Is the 20-hour workweek the future of work?

Is the 20-hour workweek the future of work?

Innovator Renae Smith stemmed debilitating burnout by implementing a 20-hour workweek at her Australian PR firm. Now, working less means working better.

 

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Plum Organics

Plum Organics

By launching a large-scale culture initiative, Plum Organics brought employer and employees together to create a workplace that benefits both, now and into the future.

 

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Getting Back to Work: Helping Parents Transition After Leave

Getting Back to Work: Helping Parents Transition After Leave

Mentor moms, nanny allowances and milk delivery are just a few ways that these top companies have found to make life easier for parents returning to work after the arrival of a child.

 

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Wildbit

Wildbit

This Philadelphia software company cultivated an engaged workforce and happy clientele — while making the 40-hour workweek the rule, not the exception.

 

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Unlimited Vacation: How to Make It Work

Unlimited Vacation: How to Make It Work

Unlimited vacation is the hot new benefit at companies large and small, but many firms find it difficult to implement. We talked to five executives about how to make a policy that’s successful for everyone.

 

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TargetProcess

TargetProcess

Founder Michael Dubakov noticed that his employees were bored, so he came up with an unusual plan of action.

 

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Bora Architects

Bora Architects

Bora Architects crunched the numbers to create a family leave benefit that provides much-needed time off with pay for employees while making business sense for the firm.

 

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National Equity Fund

National Equity Fund

By revamping their workplace and implementing a work-from-home policy, National Equity Fund has saved money, boosted productivity and improved morale.

 

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8 People Changing the Way We Work in 2017

8 People Changing the Way We Work in 2017

OpenWork takes a look at people whose ideas have the power to reshape the workplace in 2017.

 

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Why Employers are Rushing to Offer Unlimited Vacation

Why Employers are Rushing to Offer Unlimited Vacation

Meet three companies that implemented an unlimited vacation policy and found benefits far beyond quality suntans.

 

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Take a Vacation Without Ruining Your Work Life

Take a Vacation Without Ruining Your Work Life

Does the thought of leaving work for vacation make you more stressed out than ever? Here are 4 ways to make sure going on vacation doesn’t ruin your work life.

 

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Format

Format

Online portfolio site Format hired their latest employee when she was in the midst of a yearlong, round-the-world trip. Here’s why management thought that was an outstanding idea.

 

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