Category: Flexibility

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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Top 5 Takeaways From McKinsey’s Major Report on the Gig Economy

Top 5 Takeaways From McKinsey’s Major Report on the Gig Economy

The gig workforce is growing by leaps and bounds — but not always in the way you might expect. Here’s what employers and employees need to know now.

 

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PlastiCert

PlastiCert

Minnesota manufacturing firm PlastiCert thinks outside the box to prove flexible workplaces aren’t only for professional firms.

 

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How to OpenWork: Three Things Litmus Does to Support Remote-First Culture

How to OpenWork: Three Things Litmus Does to Support Remote-First Culture

Started by three high school pals attending three different universities, email optimization firm Litmus has been remote first since day one. Here’s how they do it.

 

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4 Steps for Millennials to Ask for Workplace Flexibility

4 Steps for Millennials to Ask for Workplace Flexibility

How can millennials ask for workplace flexibility? Here’s a four-step plan.

 

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Spotify

Spotify

Music streaming service Spotify bridges the gap between parental leave and the return to work with a rare benefit — a structured Welcome Back program for parents.

 

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OpenWork Conversations: Tim Sackett on Human Resources and Technology

OpenWork Conversations: Tim Sackett on Human Resources and Technology

Tim Sackett is a 20-year veteran of HR and recruiting who was practically born into the profession. Today, he’s president of HRU Technical Resources, an engineering and IT staffing firm founded by his mother. 

 

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OpenWork Conversations: Sara Sutton Fell on Flexible Work

OpenWork Conversations: Sara Sutton Fell on Flexible Work

Sara Sutton Fell is well-known in flexible and remote work circles. OpenWork caught up with Sara to ask about the current state of flexible work and how best to make workplaces flexible.

 

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TrueWealth

TrueWealth

At TrueWealth, six core values have led to cultural success, for women and men.

 

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State Street

State Street

For State Street, a global company at the heart of the financial services industry, flexible work policies have been a way of life for years.

 

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