1. Unlimited Vacation: The Ultimate Work Perk, But Experts Warn of Pitfalls

    Unlimited Vacation: The Ultimate Work Perk, But Experts Warn of Pitfalls

    Unlimited vacation policies were first made popular in the tech sector, where companies emphasize fun, creative work cultures as a recruiting and retainment tool. Although still very much the exception across North America, they’re especially popular with workers for the implicit message they send: trust. “I’ve found my dream job,” Todd Tremblett, who has worked as a junior project manager at Vigilant for six months, said in an interview. “You know the work that needs to be done and they trust you to do it. They don’t micromanage ...

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    1. People don't just vacation whenever they want to. In fact, sometimes it almost does the opposite where people don't actually take vacation at all because now that it's unlimited, there's no requirement to take it.
    2. What it said to employees was, 'You're in control of your lives. We respect you.
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