Attention, job seekers! If you’re searching for a new opportunity with more benefits than your previous role, consider checking out one of these companies offering a four-day work week.
The coveted four-day work week model is exactly how it sounds – making every weekend a long weekend. For employees, it means greater job flexibility and typically, increased well-being. For employers, it means attracting and retaining talent and oftentimes achieving greater business growth.
Of course, every model has its pros and cons. But if working Monday to Thursday sounds like your jam, then here are some companies hiring in Vancouver right now that you’ll want to check out.
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Procurify is a purchasing software company that helps organizations empower their teams by simplifying business spending. In terms of their work culture and benefits, they’re committed to providing their employees with a remote-first model, in addition to a four-day work week. Currently, they have five open roles that are all remote: Engineering, Product, & Design and Finance & Operations.
Where: 455 Granville Street, #500
While Blackbird Interactive always accepts general applications from those interested in creating interactive experiences, the company is currently hiring for an XDEV Business Development Lead based in Vancouver.
The company designs games and compelling worlds ranging from Minecraft Legends and their original IP, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, to the ever-popular Homeworld franchise.
Their four-day work week model is just the cherry on top, adding 40 extra paid vacation days per year. Employees can choose from a WFH or hybrid model.
Where: 400-565 Great Northern Way
Coconut was founded by 2018 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Katherine Regnier. The software company makes it easy and seamless for customers to connect with their financial institutions through enterprise appointment scheduling and lobby management solutions – as used by leading North American banks and credit units like RBC, Vancity, and Rogue Credit Union.
Currently, Coconut is hiring for two remote roles in Canada: A Product Design Manager and a Marketing Ops Manager. Employee benefits include 18 paid days off, flexible working hours, an internet subsidy, and an employee stock option plan.
Where: Canada, Remote
The David Suzuki Foundation is a science-based non-profit working to protect nature’s diversity and further climate action across Canada and beyond. With offices in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal, the Foundation’s staff have actually enjoyed a four-day work week since its founding over three decades ago. Talk about being ahead of the curve!
If you’re interested in environmental work at an inclusive organization, the Foundation is currently hiring a Communications Specialist in Vancouver, a People, Culture, and Equity Manager in Toronto, and a Manager of organizational culture in Montreal.
Where: 2211 West 4th Avenue #219
So there you have it, job seekers. Best of luck with your search!