Half Dome answers your questions on ‘unlimited leave’

Following a busy comments section on Tuesday regarding its new ‘unlimited leave’ policy, Half Dome‘s chief people officer Lisa Lie, and general manager Catherine Smith take to the Mumbrellacast to answer the questions that had been put forward.

Half Dome’s Catherine Smith and Lisa Lie answer your questions

Questions answered included:

How can you show it’s genuine and not a gimmick?

What happens to accrued leave when someone departs the agency?

How does it work with billable hours?

If one employee takes 9 weeks, and another 2, do their holidays carry over to next year? How do you make this a fair deal?

Did you consult clients? Some could end up better serviced than others.

Studies suggest less holiday is taken overall as a result, how do you ensure staff will actually give themselves a break?

What will you be looking at to determine whether this policy works or not?

Listen to the full interview below, starting at 5:01.


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