The person who thought up Unlimited PTO as a selling point to employees is a genius.

An evil genius.

Go ahead. Try to take 4 months off from work. See what happens. And see how much accrued time off you get paid for when you leave your job. (Spoiler: zero hours).

How did this become a thing? Jeff Smith and James Hornick will provide the backstory and what a sensible time off policy looks like.

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