All staff around the world will continue to receive their full salary, with the Awin Group’s high standard of partner and client service level agreements maintained.
After a successful six month 4.5-day work week pilot, offering increased flexibility and autonomy for its staff during the pandemic, global affiliate networks Awin and ShareASale have announced that from early 2021, its entire workforce will move to a 4-day work week with no reduction in salaries or client and partnership service-level agreements.
Cementing the success of the initial trial, last month saw Awin awarded Best Affiliate Network at the International Performance Marketing Awards, recognizing the dedicated level of support and expertise offered to the network’s partners during this tumultuous year.
The Awin Group is structuring its teams to ensure a full service is not only maintained during this pilot phase but enhanced through optimized internal collaboration and embracing the agile approach employees have so ably demonstrated throughout the disruption of 2020.
With this move to a more flexible way of working, the business is repurposing its offices to provide an environment that better fosters collaboration and innovation.
Commenting on the move, Adam Ross, Awin Chief Operating Officer, said, “With staff wellbeing at the forefront of our minds, we have been experimenting with a more modern approach to work focusing entirely on outcomes rather than a more traditional input measurement. The 4-day week is the culmination of this and offers Awin and ShareASale staff the opportunity to spend time with family, focus on a passion or engage in additional learning so the time they do spend at work is the most productive it can be. Using a mixture of technology, teams in multiple time zones and an agile mentality, we will do this while maintaining our usual service.”