People are leaving those bigger, bureaucratic and more stressful [corporate] environments," says Bevin Desmond, Morningstar's recruiting coordinator.
, which employs 350 workers, also offers a six-week paid sabbatical after people have completed four years of service.
"It's something that was put in place to reward people for the time they spend here, to give them a chance to breathe and perhaps to get perspective on their work and life.
We feel like it's pretty valuable for people to come back from their sabbatical with a new perspective," says Desmond
"Part of the nice thing at Morningstar
is that there aren't set office hours [for individuals]," she
While the office does have certain core hours, staff members can basically come and go as they see fit.
And it tries to make the practice as fair as possible throughout its many departments.
Obviously, customer service representatives have to be there to take phone calls during certain hours, but work groups can schedule their own hours within that framework.
"People here work the hours they need to complete their work," says Desmond