Company Culture Articles

  • No Need for the 9-5: How PwC Successfully Built a Culture of Work Flexibility

    April 10, 2019

    “I practice work flexibility every single day,” says Anne Donovan, the U.S. People Experience Leader at PwC, who is enjoying the fresh air in her own backyard while on a call with us. She’s able to do this because PwC has spent the last decade building a culture of “everyday flexibility” that allows employees to work where and when they choose. When her two...

  • This Anti-Harassment Tactic Sets Women Back — and May Be Illegal

    March 25, 2019

    In the fall of 2017, when stories of workplace sexual harassment and assault began exploding in Hollywood, #MeToo went viral and established one thing beyond question: Harassment thrives in all industries, knows no borders, and speaks all languages. #MeToo became #YoTambien became #BalanceTonPorc became #QuellaVoltaChe and . . . echoed through offices and...

  • How This Company Established a Four-Day Work Week — and Says Others Can Too

    March 6, 2019

    Perpetual Guardian manages trusts, wills, and estates. But one of the New Zealand–based company’s most noteworthy “products” of late just might be the four-day work week. Last March and April, the firm ran an eight-week trial in which it paid everyone on its staff for five days a week but only asked them to work four. Perpetual Guardian brought in two university...

  • 7 Impactful Ways to Combat Sexual Harassment in the...

    February 21, 2019

    Everyone deserves to feel safe, comfortable, and listened to at work. But as the #MeToo movement has shown, not every employee feels...

  • How to Create a Playful Company Culture (Hint: It Doesn’t...

    January 29, 2019

    When Jill Vialet founded the nonprofit Playworks, her goal was to bring out the best in every child through the power of play, helping...

  • A “No Shoes” Policy and 4 Other Unique Traditions That Make...

    November 12, 2018

    Walk into Gusto’s offices and you’ll immediately notice something unusual: nobody is wearing shoes. And they’ll ask you to take yours...