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from http://www.feld.com 828 days ago

Last week my friends at FullContact announced a new paid vacation policy and wrote a post about it titled Paid Vacation? That’s Not Cool. You Know What’s Cool? Paid, PAID Vacation.

FullContact will now pay an employee $7500 to go on vacation. The rules are simple:

  1. You have to go on vacation.
  2. You have to disconnect entirely (no phone, no email).
  3. You can’t work.

If that whets your appetite, take a look at the presentation about the new policy.

FullContact’s Vacation Policy (a.k.a Paid, PAID Vacation)

It was fun to watch this go viral and get picked up nationally on programs like Good Morning America and Fox News with Neil Cavuto.

Hiring great people is intensely competitive in my world. While part of this is around recruiting, a bigger part is creating an environment where these great people can periodically disconnect and recharge their ...

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