Inside Mailchimp’s burnout strategy: collective PTO, summer hours: Like most companies, Mailchimp was aware of the many struggles its employees had experienced over the past year due to the pandemic: work/life balance concerns, a shift to remote working, caregiving issues, COVID-19 diagnoses, medical problems, isolation and more. In recognition of those employee challenges, last year, Mailchimp decided to do something it never had before: close the company for a full week between Christmas and New Year’s to give its 1,200 employees a collective break. Read more here.
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