Watch: Prince Harry began BetterUp job in January
Prince Harry has landed his first office job, but it’s not one many would recognise.
The royal is working for BetterUp, a Silicon Valley firm which provides coaching and mental health support to boost people in their jobs.
Harry is the firm’s first chief impact officer, a role that is likely to see him work on strategy for the company’s projects.
Harry named four goals in his role, saying he wants to drive advocacy and awareness for mental fitness, guide the company’s social mission and impact, influence the vision of the firm’s platform, community, and member experience and expand its community of “thought leadership, coaches, customers, and members”.
The details of Harry’s contract, including how many days a week he works and what he gets paid, have not been disclosed.
But BetterUp’s website shows what they offer some of their employees, and what it’s like working at the company.
Yahoo UK takes a look at BetterUp.
BetterUp offers a ‘take what you need’ holiday plan. In theory, this means employees can take as much holiday as they want to, as long as they get their job done.
In practice, the company suggests that employees have three weeks a year, not including 13 public holidays.
Writing for The Muse, Joshua Reeves, who operates the policy at ZenPayroll, explained: “We want our employees to think like owners and consider what’s best for both themselves and the company. Letting them figure out their own…