At first the thought of Unlimited Holiday Allowance sounds amazing, as much time off as you want - what more could you want!?
It isn't until you consider the pros and cons of the offer that it maybe isn't as much of a luxury as it sounds. Of course, the trust of the company for it's employers is definitely encouraging.
I personally believe if people were given unlimited holiday allowance they'd probably use no more than they would have when on an allocated amount. But if you were to need a few extra days off, you'd be more aware and therefore make sure all work is completed before taking this off.
Alternatively there are always some people who will take advantage of certain privileges, which will then cause a problem, not only with there own work load but falling into colleagues annual leaves.
Netflix Vacation Policy and Tracking “there is no policy or tracking” There is also no clothing policy at Netflix, but no one comes to work naked Lesson: you don’t need policies for everything These unlimited holiday allowances are all made under the assumption that the employee will only take time off work if they are 100% comfortable with that decision. Given the responsibility to orchestrate their own breaks, it is expected that employees consider the wider team and indeed their own contribution before taking six weeks off to go trekking in the Andes. The Pros - Weed Out The Team Players From The Narcissists - It Promotes And Demonstrates Trust In Staff - Allow Your Staff To Determine What’s Fair The Cons - Jealousy Or Tension Towards Other Colleagues - Taking Holiday For Stupid Reasons - Too Many People Out