Putting in long hours, answering emails on weekends, and general overwork are not new concepts—but why are people working so much?
In South Korea, one employer is requiring employees to partake in their own pretend funeral ceremonies to help the find a greater appreciation for life.
Increased job flexibility would enable parents to make choices that would better allow for future mobility for their children.
For flexible work policies like unlimited time off to flourish, you need trust, top-down support and a shift from measuring productivity by time at a desk.
We need downtime to help our brains function at a high level. Flex schedules and working from home help us gain control over our time and rest our brains.