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Edelman

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead, act with certainty and earn the lasting trust of their stakeholders.

We develop powerful ideas and tell magnetic stories that move at the speed of news, make an immediate impact, transform culture and spark movements. 

Since our founding in 1952 by Dan Edelman, we have remained an independent, family-run company. We use our profits to strengthen our business, provide our employees with opportunities to grow, advance our industry, and serve as a responsible citizen of the world. Every day, we strive to live and work by a long-held set of core values: the pursuit of excellence, the freedom to be curious, the courage to do the right thing, and a commitment to improving society.

Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6
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Industry Public Relations and Communications
Company size:   5,001-10,000 employees
Industry:   Public Relations and Communications
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105 Victoria Street
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WORKYOURWAY INSIDER VIEW

Edelman has championed flexible work for a while, and recently introduced their 'Work From Anywhere' model. This allows employees to work from anywhere in the world for up to 30 days a year (providing you have access to high speed internet). The company also promotes a hybrid working week; while they expect employees to come into the office, they allow staff to decide what works best for them each week.

What we love about Edelman:

💡 Edelman empowers employees to follow their passions and goals both inside and outside of the workplace.

💡 Edelman allows their employees to take a sabbatical, which they feel can lead to more sustainable careers.

💡 Edelman gives employees greater control over their lives by understanding the many different needs and wants employees may have when it comes to the way they work.

Articles about Edelman:

💡 Edelman announces updated to benefits and policies for all employees

💡 Edelman: why beginning hybrid work makes sense

Flexible Working Approach

Our workplace culture built on trust drive our collective success, and we want to create a working environment that provides our people the flexibility they need to not see professional success, but personal success too.

We’ve designed a way for our people to work from anywhere that advances our organizational values and collaborative nature, while maintaining a flexible working approach.

Here's how it works: 

1. We promote in-office and at-home working

We acknowledge that we all have different working styles – while some of us are more productive in the offices, others find greater productivity at home. Fundamentally, we believe that our communal workspaces are integral to developing our culture of collaboration and community. A hybrid working week at Edelman consists of a mix of working from home and in office connection, and we want to give our people the choice to decide what works best for them each week.

2. We have the flexibility to work around the world

As long as we have access to a high-speed, reliable connection, our people can live in work from anywhere in the world for up to 30 days a year. Each country has differing rules on reporting and withholding of income, so we will need a permanent address for these purposes, but our hope is that this level of flexibility allows our employees to take trips they otherwise wouldn’t be able to, visit distant family for extended periods of time and explore the world in ways they couldn’t before.

FLEXIBASE WORKING PATTERNS DEFINITIONS
Part-time: An employee who works fewer hours than a full-time worker. There is no specific number of hours that makes someone part-time, but a full-time worker will usually work 35-40 hours a week.
Flexi-Time: This is a working schedule that allows employees to choose when they start and end their workday, usually to accomodate an individuals needs and other commitments outside of work.
Full-time: A full-time employee works between 35 and 40 hours per week, usually on a permanent contract.
FLEXIBASE WORKPLACE DEFINITIONS
Hybrid Working (Office / Home): This means an employee splits their time between the workplace (usually office based) and remote working (usually at home).
Remote or Mobile Working: This is a type of working arrangement that allows an employee to work from a remote location outside of corporate offices.
Work From Home (WFH): This is where an employee has the ability to set up their workspace at home, and manage their work without the need to go to the office.
Office Working: This refers to an employee being physically present in the workplace to fulfil their contractual responsibilities.
FLEXIBASE LIFE EVENT DEFINITIONS
Career Breaks / Sabbatical: These are an extended periods of agreed absence from work. The term is often used interchangeably with "sabbatical", which is generally taken to mean a shorter period of leave of several weeks or months.
Shared Parental Leave: This allows parents to share a portion of leave and pay with their partners to care for children from birth, usually until their first birthday.

*Please note that not all flexible working options may not be available for every role.

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