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Why this popular policy is a TERRIBLE move for leaders


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Why this popular policy is a TERRIBLE move for leaders

Perks at work are a proven incentive to retain employees and attract new talent into the workplace; whether it is flexible working options, free gym memberships or help with childcare, employees want to feel appreciated by their organisations.

One benefit that has cropped up more recently is the notion of unlimited holiday. This type of leave allows employees to take as much holiday as they want throughout the working year, allowing them to be in charge of their own time off.

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Comments (1)

  • Boris
    Wed, 15 Jan 2020 8:34am GMT
    Unlimited leave is a double edged sword, on one hand you'll have those who take advantage and take too much time, and those who just cannot bring themselves to take any holiday at all. While unlimited leave is a great incentive it simply doesn't work.

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