Have you ever fibbed about being sick just to get a day off? Are you currently counting how many hours or days you have left in your PTO to see whether you can take a summer vacation? We know the feeling.
Companies with limited PTO policies can be a pain — set yourself up for something different by applying for a job at a company with unlimited vacation days. Monitor your own work-life balance, and take ownership of your schedule.
Depending on location, these companies offer flexible vacation policies that make vacationing far more feasible and enjoyable. Plus, they’re all hiring now!
Policy Details: “We depend on our employees’ ideas and innovations every day, so of course we want them to take time to recharge. Time away from work helps to keep a healthy work/life balance, so we provide paid vacation and holiday time to our employees. If it’s important to them, it’s important to us. We have an innovative vacation practice for the employees in exempt roles, a no accrual-based system. The company recognizes that we employ professionals – our employees effectively balance work demands with time-off already. No need to place rigid controls around time-off. We trust our employees to manage their own schedules.”
Where Hiring: San Diego, CA; Remote; Atlanta, GA; East Rochester, NY; Middleton, WI; Marina del Rey, CA & more.
What Roles: Business Development Manager, Sr. Mixed-Signal IC Design Engineer, Sr. Digital Verification Engineer, Head of Sales, Sr. B2B Sales Account Manager, Sr. Staff GNSS SW Systems Engineer, Lead Digital Fulfillment Operator, Business Analyst, Hardware Engineer, Staff Applied Machine Learning Engineer, Sr. Human Factors Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “Management has really turned the company around from a financial perspective. Over the last four years, the company has been focuses heavily on ethical and crafty business practices. Competitive Salary and strong bonuses last few years. 401k match is probably the best in the industry, ends up being 7.5% of salary + bonus.” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “VMware has a Non-Accrual Vacation (NAV) policy for all US exempt (salaried) employees. You may take time off from work when you and your manager agree, based on business needs. You should discuss your time off in advance with your manager so that business coverage is in place while you are out of the office.”
Where Hiring: Palo Alto, CA; Denver, CO; Newark, NJ; Houston, TX; Reston, VA & more.
What Roles: Associate Director of Labs, Sr. Manager of Business Operations, Staff Solution Architect, Senior Manager of Education Services Content Strategy, Senior Solution Engineer, Designated Support Engineer, Senior Consultant of Federal, Sr. Manager of Professional Services Sales, Project Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “Great benefits overall. Amongst the best I’ve experienced and heard of across many companies. Great for parents looking to have children.”—Former Employee
Policy Details: “Of course we offer catered lunch, generous PTO, and great insurance… but here’s what makes us different: Yearly Vacation Stipend. Plan a trip! Employees at Evernote are encouraged to take time off and relax. Every year use a $1,000 vacation stipend to travel somewhere new.”
Where Hiring: Redwood City, CA; Austin, TX; Bothell, WA; San Diego, CA & more.
What Employees Say: “Unlimited PTO, flexible work environment and WFH Wednesday, daily catered lunch, snacks, drinks, and of course all the usual medical benefits.”—Current Employee
Policy Details: “Benefits include: Health, Vision and Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; 401(k) Savings Plan + Employer Match; Unlimited Vacation Time Policy; Commuter Benefits; Weekly Catered Lunch; Paid Volunteer Time; Personal Growth Stipend; Generous Parental and Family Leave.”
Where Hiring: New York, NY
What Roles: Senior MTA Engineer, Escalation Engineer, Lead Engineer, Senior Product Designer, Enterprise Sales Director & more.
What Employees Say: “Excellent, intelligent people, great benefits.”—Current Employee
Policy Details: “All associates can take advantage of 401(k), Transportation Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), TELADOC, Auto, Home and Pet Insurance, and various wellness resources to help you achieve your health goals. We also offer benefits that aid with life’s challenges, such as Backup Child and Elder Care. Our flexible time-off policy allows associates to take the time off they need without worrying about vacation allotments or accruals.”
Where Hiring: Chicago, IL; New York, NY & more.
What Roles: Data Science Intern, Analytics Associate, Software Engineer, Client Development Specialist, Big Data Solutions Associate, Senior Compensation Analyst, Director of Client Development, Product Manager, Art Director, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Director of Decision Sciences & more.
What Employees Say: “Very positive working environment and culture. Makes you do your best and work towards their slogan of ‘1% better every day.’”—Current Employee
Policy Details: “We believe you can be highly productive at work and still have plenty of time for life outside of the office. That’s why we offer a generous time-off policy. In fact, for salaried employees, we don’t track vacation or have official holidays. Instead, you can take as much vacation as you think is appropriate, as long as you get your job done and don’t impact the team’s work.”
Where Hiring: Austin, TX; New York, NY; Los Gatos, CA; Santa Monica, CA & more.
What Roles: Customer Success Manager, Sr. Partner Manager, Data Analytics Intern, Content Operator, Ad Operations Associate, Director of Engagement Growth, Director of Analytics, Financial Analyst, QA Engineer, Director of IT Infrastructure and Support, Sales Marketing Brand Strategy & more.
What Employees Say: “Strategic moves in the right direction. for e.g. The Roku Channel, Roku TV program and Audio products. Very quick in learning from mistakes and ditch fancy buzz projects early in the stage. The best talent in the industry. From Machine learning, AI engineers, all the way to SOC gurus.”—Current Employee
Policy Details: “Our exciting perks and benefits include unlimited vacation, a retirement savings plan matching program, $5,000 a year for continuing education, and comprehensive health and dental insurance, just to name a few.”
Where Hiring: Cambridge, MA; New York, NY; Portsmouth, NH & more.
What Roles: Content Specialist, Inbound Success Coach, Customer Support, Entry Level HubSpotter, Remote Customer Support Specialist, Product Analyst, Senior Manager of Customer Support, Manager of Customer Success, Data & Analytics Manager, Content Designer & more.
What Employees Say: “[Flexible vacation] allows people to be autonomous and get their work done and still make personal time off decisions.” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “Work-life balance is an important aspect of wellness. That’s why we provide generous time off policies for everything life throws your way. Whether it’s a new baby (new parent leave), a family vacation (paid time off), or a nasty cold (trust sick leave policy), we’ve got you covered.”
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA; Austin, TX; Seattle, WA; New York, NY & more.
What Roles: Product Operations Manager, Design Research Intern, Growth Analyst, Hardware Engineer, Head of Business Development, Front End Engineer, Head of Recruiting, Editorial Content Strategist, Principal Data Architect, Product Analyst & more.
What Employees Say: “The unlimited paid vacation policy is amazing! The company trusts employees to be reasonable and responsible, which is really empowering.” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “We offer fantastic benefits, a phenomenal office culture, unlimited PTO, and a stocked kitchen.”
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA; Nashville, TN; Buffalo, NY
What Roles: Executive Recruiter, Account Executive, Carrier Sales Representative, Executive Assistant, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Mobile Engineer in Test, Senior Sales Engineer, Machine Learning Platform Engineer, Principal Product Designer & more.
What Employees Say: “Compensation is great, opportunities for advancement are endless, and you always get support for anything you’re working on that you need. This company has done an incredible job getting top talent and great people. It’s honestly, a joy to come to work everyday, not to mention the flexibility when you need it to take time off.” —Current Sales Employee
Policy Details: “We encourage Hubbers to build amazing things with a high level of autonomy and self-direction. Work/life balance is important to us, which is why we offer flexible work schedules and unlimited PTO. We believe that if a job allows for it, people should work wherever they’re happiest.”
Where Hiring: Remote & San Francisco, CA
What Roles: Program Manager, Deal Desk Manager, Director of Enterprise Account Management, Technical Sourcer, Talent Partner, Creative Director, Sales Support Coordinator, Head of Developer Policy, Enterprise Support Engineer, Field Solutions Engineer, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Sales Manager, Manager of Solution Engineering & more.
What Employees Say: “Health insurance is the best I’ve ever had. Not only does GitHub absorb the costs, they also contribute to the HSA account on my behalf. They match 401K and also any charitable giving I do (up to a certain percent). We have unlimited time off for vacations or sick time. An extremely liberal family leave for new parents (4 months off for either parent). As a remote worker, they will set you up with a home office and give you a new laptop every 2 years. They also contribute to phone charges and have a very liberal T&E policy.” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “Sure, we offer a number of awesome benefits—such as unlimited time off, discounted backup child and elder care, dozens of onsite amenities, subsidized ride-sharing, and more—to make our employees’ lives easier, but we recognize that life is more than what happens at work.”
Where Hiring: Pleasanton, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; Chicago, IL; Boulder, CO; New York, NY & more
What Roles: Content and Curriculum Developer, Corporate Sales Development, Director of Program Management, Software Engineer, Senior Associate Content Developer, Integration Consultant, Senior Engineering Program Manager, Senior Product Counsel, Solution Architect & more.
What Employees Say: “PTO is based on you and your manager. As long as you’re doing your job, you can take time off.” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “[Eligible] employees may take time off at their discretion, subject to manager approval. This is known as OPTO – Open Paid Time Off.”
Where Hiring: Mill Valley, CA; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Uniontown, OH & more
What Roles: Director of Sales Strategy, Software Engineering Intern, Manager of Decision Science, VP of IT-Business Applications, Director of Product Marketing, Lead Product Manager, Senior Business Systems Analyst, Senior Engineering Manager-Jobs Experience, Lead DevOps Engineer & more.
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What Employees Say: “Having paid time off is just a really nice extra bonus to have so I could go on some type of family vacation or visit my parents every year or so.” —Current Senior Account Manager
Policy Details: “Grant Thornton is the first firm in our industry to offer flexible time off — a testament to our dedication to putting our people first and making sure they are able to enjoy healthy, balanced lives. The policy lets employees take as much time off as necessary to attend to their personal needs. This extra time will allow employees [to] bring their whole selves to work, making them even more effective and focused when they serve clients.”
Where Hiring: Alexandria, VA; Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco, CA; Washington DC; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX & more.
What Roles: Audit Associate, Audit Manager, People & Culture Coordinator, Tax Intern, Analyst, Deputy Program Manager, Internal Controls Consultant, Business Analyst, Private Wealth Services Senior Associate, Strategy Director, Customer Experience SME/Director, Executive Assistant, Test Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “No balance, and can’t lose days. Have to work around an approval system, but still great to have.” —Current Audit Senior Associate
Policy Details: “The US GE Permissive Approach to Paid Time-off is peace-of-mind for my family, my team and me. Of course, I always coordinate with my manager. Permissive time just adds another tool to the toolkit. It is great knowing that we are not being measured on the amount of time we are at work or not, but rather on delivering on our priorities.” —Current Employee in GE Aviation
Where Hiring: Research Engineer, Research Scientist, Premium End User Associate, Sr. Manager of Digital Operations, Digital Technology Intern, Research Scientist, Staff Vulnerability Management Analyst, Cyber Security Engineering Specialist, senior Program Manager of Inclusion and Diversity & more.
What Employees Say: “Permissive time is offered so you can take as much paid time off as you want as long as your manager approves.” —Current Human Resources Manager
Policy Details: “Benefits like flexible working arrangements, myTime (open time off), and an employee assistance program recognize that you have a life outside of the office and give you the freedom to balance your life the way that works best for you!”
Where Hiring: Lowell, MA; Newark, NJ; Indianapolis, IN; Chicago, IL; Irvine, CA & more
What Roles: Sales Executive, Business Process Analyst, Payroll/HR Technical Support Engineer, Entry Level Technical Support Engineer, Project Manager, Software Developer Application Support Specialist, Human Resources Consultant, Senior Manager of IT Service Management, Digital Customer Engagement Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “Unlimited time off with myTime, multiple growth opportunities within the organization, casual fun work environment with large break area and snack bar, various employee activities every month hosted by an employee-run group.” —Current Workforce Solutions Consultant
Policy Details: “There are also general perks like 4 month paid maternity and paternity leave, unlimited vacation, and not overly long hours.” —Current Data Scientist
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA; Austin, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Cleveland, OH; Pittsburgh, PA & more
What Roles: Associate Planner, Customer Service Agent, Photo Producer, Associate Buyer, Director of People Operations, Director of IT Infrastructure, Warehouse Team Supervisor, Director of Brand Experience, Director of Learning and Developer, Partner Marketing Manager, Data Scientist, Operations Recruiter, Buyer & more.
What Employees Say: “Great health insurance, unlimited PTO, the best snacks/kitchen I’ve seen, not obscene hours, employee discount, free gym in the building.” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “Unlimited PTO. More awesome benefits include competitive and attractive compensation, huge performance-based bonuses, holidays, medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401K and more.”
Where Hiring: Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA
What Roles: People Operations Manager, Billing and Collections Clerk, Project Manager, Sales Engineer, Service Desk Manager, Account Manager, Strategic Alliance Manager, Business Development Manager, Data Engineer, Developer, Head of Public Sector, Senior Cloud Solutions Architect, Senior Developer & more.
What Employees Say: “I love the PTO policy! Unlimited PTO allows me to take a personal day for adult things like doctor and dentists without having to worry about my actual vacation.” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “Need to take a vacation? Or maybe you just need a mental break? Procore provides value-driven paid time off. No accruals, no ‘use it or lose it’ game playing with your vacation bank, just straight up openness, ownership, and optimism.”
Where Hiring: Carpinteria, CA; Austin, TX; New York, NY; Portland, OR; Willmar, MN & more
What Roles: Head of Product Operations, Staff Software Engineer, Demo Engineer, Business Intelligence Engineer, Field Operations Manager, Customer Support Representative, Senior Manager of Customer Support, Principal Security Engineer, Executive Assistant, Sales Engineer FP&A Systems Analyst, Senior Manager of Corporate FP&A, Product Strategist & more.
What Employees Say: “Dogs in the office! Flexible time off that they actually expect you to use (on top of a genuinely healthy view at work-life balance).” —Current Employee
Policy Details: “In addition to CoverMyMeds’ unlimited vacation, we also offer leadership training, an on-site chef who serves free/nutritious lunches every day, paid benefits, supportive community involvement, flexible work-life balance and an amazing program called CoverMyQuest (each year, employees have three minutes to present a passion, idea or lifelong dream for a chance to win one of eight $4,000 mini-grants during our week-long CoverMyQuest).”
Where Hiring: Columbus, OH
What Roles: VP of Product Management, Software Development Apprentice, Account Coordinator, Engineering Manager, Systems Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “Flexible PTO policy. This does not mean ‘untracked’ but it means we’re all adults and are treated as such. Paid time off is at the discretion of each supervisor how they go about handling, but technically 3 full weeks are offered. As long as you give your supervisor notice or a decent heads-up, things like doctor’s appointments, events for kids, illness etc. they are very flexible. By allowing this flexibility, we work hard in return.” —Current Employee