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Richard Branson's Unlimited Vacation Policy Is Downright Foolish People crave autonomy at work, and giving your employees greater control over when they can take time off will go such a long way in creating a happier, more focused company.
Fool.com | 4 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Virgin Money to announce 2bn stock market flotation Bank expected to begin promoting listing within days and will provide 50m windfall for taxpayer under deal with TreasuryVirgin Money, the bank that is part-owned by Sir Richard Branson and contains some of the remnants of the bailed-out Northern Rock, wil
The Guardian | Sep 28, 2014 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Why Branson's Holiday Generosity Will Not Suit All Employers Sir Richard Branson's decision to abolish holiday leave may look super generous but there are drawbacks to a holiday policy like this one.
Forbes.com | Sep 28, 2014 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Defiant Sir Richard Branson insists he will be in space 'by spring' after rocket delays It really is rocket science' notes entrepreneur as he says that Virgin Galactic 'spaceline' has overcome design hold-ups and hopes to stage test flight into space by Christmas
Telegraph.co.uk | Sep 28, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Urban Beardsmen' Power Startup's Growth What do Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankenfein, Salesforce.com founder and CEO Mark Benioff, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, LA Clippers interim CEO Dick Parsons and former Oracle CEO Larry Ellison have in commonbeyond their success in business? They a
Forbes.com | Sep 27, 2014 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Constraints On Unlimited Vacation Cary Cooper praises Virgin’s new vacation policy: Richard Branson has introduced a radical new policy for Virgin employees, offering his personal staff unlimited holiday rather than a fixed number of days in a given year. … The policy, or inde
Andrew Sullivan | Sep 27, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is Richard Branson's vacation plan crazy or brilliant? The billionaire says he's shedding time-off restrictions for some of his employees because the workplace is no longer 9-5
CBS News | Sep 26, 2014 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Richard Branson announces no-limits holiday policy for Virgin Group Richard Branson, the billionaire head of the Virgin Group, made waves in the business world this week when he announced in a blog post that his employees in the United Kingdom and United States would be able to take as much vacation time as they wanted, w
Canoe.ca | Sep 26, 2014 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Its not unlimited holidays workers need, but an absolute ban on after-hours emails and calls Headline-grabbing stunt or bloody good idea? No one can accuse Sir Richard Branson of being a shrinking violet, but his latest pronouncement could easily backfire. Hes told his personal staff here and in the US they can take whatever holidays they like.
The Independent | Sep 26, 2014 6:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Best Boss Ever? Richard Branson Gives Unlimited Vacation Is Virgin's Richard Branson the best boss ever, or an eccentric?
MSNBC | Sep 26, 2014 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend