Here are some companies that offer 3-day weekends/4-day workweeks if you also want to work from home.

1. Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a crowdfunding website.


  • A fully remote workforce with plenty of opportunities to get to know your colleagues
  • 100% employer-paid health plan offerings
  • 16 paid vacation days, 10 sick days, and a company-wide winter break between Christmas and New Years
  • 25 volunteer hours each year to give back to your community
  • 16 weeks of parental leave plus fertility/family planning resources
  • A 4-day/32-hour workweek! Kickstarter is currently experimenting with one so that we can all enjoy long weekends
  • Incredibly talented and inspiring colleagues who know how to blend their creative endeavors into their work

2. Buffer

Buffer is a software application for the web and mobile, designed to manage accounts in social networks, by providing the means for a user to schedule posts on social media.

  • Competitive salary: Our salary formula adjusts to your cost of living and experience.
  • Work remotely: Live and work wherever you like!
  • 4-Day workweeks: Our schedule is four workdays, with a flexible, meeting-free fifth day for overflow tasks or personal time as you see fit.
  • Health insurance: We offer health insurance for all of our team members, international or US.
  • Home office setup: Get a laptop + $500 to set up your home office!
  • ‘Growth mindset' fund: Extra money for learning and development.
  • Minimum vacation: At least 3 weeks/year!
  • 401(k): With 3% company match
  • Profit sharing: When the company does well, all team members share the profits!
  • Family leave: 16 weeks of family leave for all parents, fully paid.
  • Retreats: When we can, we meet in person for company get-togethers.
  • Working smarter stipend: Get some extra cash for a co-working space or a coffee shop work.
  • Free books and Kindle: Get a free Kindle and all the free books – digital, physical, and audio – you like, anytime.
  • Sabbaticals: Take a 6-week break, fully paid, after every 5 years with Buffer.

3. 10up

10up makes finely crafted websites and tools for content creators.


  • Multiple paid time off programs, including accrued PTO, parental leave, bereavement leave, and company holidays – including an all-company break from Christmas Eve to New Years Day.
  • Health, dental, and life insurance programs (available for United States team members).
  • Retirement contribution programs (currently available in the U.S. and U.K.).
  • Flexible and alternate schedule programs – including options for 4-day work week (Monday-Thursday) configurations.
  • $3,000 USD accrued annually in professional development budget for you to spend on conferences, training, or to buy back time for programs like independent study.
  • Global Company summits – opportunities to meet, socialize and learn with fellow 10uppers in person at remarkable destinations.
  • An end-of-year all-hands bonus program, along with smaller opportunities for recognition throughout the year.

4. Close

Close is an Inside sales communication platform of the future.


  • 100% remote company (we believe in trust and autonomy)
  • Choose between working 5 days/wk (standard full-time) or 4 days/wk @ 80% pay
  • Annual team retreats 
  • Quarterly virtual summits
  • 5 weeks PTO + Winter Holiday Break
  • 2 additional PTO days every year with the company
  • 1 month paid sabbatical every 5 years
  • Co-working stipend
  • Revenue Share (after 1 year)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Medical, Dental, Vision with HSA option (US residents)
  • 401k matching at 6% (US residents)
  • Dependent care FSA (US residents)
  • Contributor to Stripe's climate initiative

5. Bolt

Bolt is a CheckoutOS & one-click checkout company.


  • Four-Day Workweek, flexible working hours, & unlimited PTO time to promote a healthy work-life balance
  • 100% paid coverage of medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees
  • Remote First location policy to allow team members to live where they choose
  • 401K program to help you invest in your future
  • Learning & Development stipend to grow your skills
  • Paid parental leave to support you and your family
  • 11 paid company holidays per year, 5 additional floating holidays, & your birthday off

6. Wildbit

Wildbit is a software company that has work-from-home jobs with lots of benefits.

Here are a few perks that come with working at Wildbit:

  • 4-day, 32-hour workweeks
  • 20 paid days off per year
  • Paid family leave
  • Quarterly profit sharing
  • Company-paid retreats
  • Flexible work hours
  • Home office allowance
  • Books and healthy habits allowance
  • Professional development allowance
  • Work from anywhere

One example of a remote job I've seen here is Customer Success/Support – Postmark (PDT).

7. Packlane

Packlane is a customer boxes and packaging company that also offers remote workers the chance to have a 4-day workweek.

Here are some of the benefits of working for Packlane:

  • Work from wherever you want
  • Flexible hours
  • Compeitive salary
  • Up to $300 per month reimbursement for your healthcare premium
  • 15 days of paid time off per year

A few work-from-home jobs I've seen here include the E-commerce Product Designer and Elixir Software Engineer positions.

8. Magellan Health

Magellan Health is a for-profit, managed healthcare company that also offers work-from-home jobs with 4-day workweeks.

Here you can sometimes find jobs that will say something like “4 day shift” while still being a full-time job.

It's unclear what their benefits are as they don't seem to be found on their website.

As far as positions with 4-day workweeks, I've seen a medical-related job as well as a customer support one with these shifts.

9. Basecamp

Basecamp is a web application development company that will actually allow you to work 4-day workweeks from home during the summer.

It is unclear, however, whether they will allow employees to start having 4-day workweeks year-round in the future.

Here are some of the benefits that Basecamp employees enjoy:

  • Top 10% salaries in the industry
  • Work where you want
  • 40 hour workweeks
  • $100/month fitness allowance
  • CSA allowance
  • Vacations and paid holidays
  • Charitable gifts matching
  • One-month sabbatical every 3 years
  • $100/month mental wellness allowance
  • Life insurance
  • $1,000/year continuing education allowance

They also have a lot more benefits as well.

10. Sephora

Sephora is a French multinational retailer of personal care and beauty products with nearly 340 brands, along with its own private label.

Here, you can sometimes find customer support-related, remote jobs that let you work 4 day workweeks with 10 hour shifts.

Here is an example of a Chat Support job they had where you could work 4-day workweeks.



  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability


  • Pay Equity
  • On-Demand Pay (hourly employees)
  • 401k
  • FSA & HSA


  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Flex Work Programs


  • My Sephora Learning
  • Tuition Reimbursement


  • Employee Discount
  • Gratis (free product!)
  • Perks Spot
  • LVMH Happening
  • Gift & Volunteer Match


  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ginger App
  • LVMH Disaster Relief & Heart Fund

11. YNAB

You Need a Budget (YNAB) is a budgeting app that uses a zero-based budgeting system. It helps users save money through proactive budgeting.

Here's what they say about workweek schedules:

“We’ve adopted a four-day work week (still 100% paid!) and rarely work more than that. There are occasions and seasons where things get busy and people put some extra time in—but then we encourage them to take some extra time off, too. We work hard and smart and we care deeply about what we do, but we also love our families and about 2,000 other things. We have perspective and, ultimately, we think it makes us—and our work—even better.”


  • Live where you want
  • 4-day workweeks with 100% pay
  • Minimum 3 weeks vacation/year
  • Annual meetups
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Retirement saving with up to 6% match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Profit sharing
  • Professional development allowance
  • Birthday gifts

12. Blackthorn

Blackthorn is an event management software company.

They offer 4-day workweeks among many other great benefits you can see here:

  • An incredible team of smart and supportive people
  • A deep feeling of satisfaction and completion
  • Fully remote global team working from home
  • Stock options to every employee (We are ALL owners)
  • Four day work week (Actually a thing)
  • $400 office stipend
  • Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Student loan debt assistance
  • Pledge 1% – time off during the year for helping nonprofits
  • Health insurance contribution (if in the US)
  • Children's 529 college fund assistance (if in the US)

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