Over the last five years, Pam Orr has made a series of changes to improve staff recruitment and retention at her nonprofit, Fellowship Housing. Today Fellowship Housing offers staff competitive pay, full-time positions, and (drum roll please)….a 4-day work week!
Don’t miss this episode with Pam Orr, executive director of Fellowship Housing, as she and Dolph dive into how the 4-day work week approach has increased productivity and created a supportive work environment for Fellowship Housing staff.
[02:25] Discussing Fellowship Housing’s transformation from high turnover to being a talent magnet
[10:33] Exploring the strategies implemented during the four-day work week experiment and the success of the transition
[14:39] Emphasizing trust, job completion, and the importance of work-life balance
[20:20] The negative impact of high turnover on energy, time, and relationships within the organization
[20:55] Implementing a four-day work week and maintaining a positive work culture in a small organization
[21:37] Managing expectations and evaluating the work-from-home experiment as a team
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