Total funding: $75 million (Source: Crunchbase)Goop is a US-based lifestyle company that gives all its employees two weeks off every August and one week off in December for the holidays. Goop's founder and CEO Gwyneth Paltrow started this company policy while she was living in London. When she moved back to the US, she kept the tradition going, despite pushback from investors, she recalled during a fireside chat at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 SMB Summit in July. In August, everybody is on vacation or people are slowing down anyway, she said. It affords people the luxury of time with their families and not being concerned that they're missing something. Total funding: $3.05 million (Source: Crunchbase)Flexa is a job-search company based in the UK that offers some roles as either part time or full time, based on a candidate's availability. This flexibility shows employees the company is considerate of their needs and circumstances, Theen said. They're catering it for someone who can do the job regardless, in what capacity they can, she added. Total funding: $18.5 million (Source: Crunchbase)Boom is a photo-tech startup based in Italy that offers a budget for work-from-home expenses, which makes it easier for employees to travel while working remotely. The company also lets employees take off any cultural or religious holidays of their choosing. Theen said these benefits attract a more diverse staff. It becomes a really attractive benefit for people who want to join a global company, she said. Total funding: $31.5 million (Source: Crunchbase)Vangst is a cannabis-job-recruiting company based in the US that hosts a weekly book club, focused on reading about personal development. The founder and CEO, Karson Humiston, previously told Insider that the highest-performing employees in her office were members of the book club. People who read books about the power of positivity, set their intentions and goals, and then follow through on them, really do outperform people who don't prioritize personal development and self-improvement, she said.Total funding: $41.5 million (Source: Craft)Oakam, a UK fintech company, has an unlimited vacation policy but takes it a step further by requiring employees to take a minimum of 20 days off a year.Theen said offering unlimited vacation without guidelines can lead to disaster because employees are less likely to take time off. Providing a minimum promotes mental health and prevents burnout. You're less likely to lead to burnout or people not taking holidays, especially in today's world where everybody's working remote, she said. Total funding: $1.8 billion (Crunchbase)Checkout.com, a UK payments-solutions provider, is fully remote with no office location, so it sends employees care packages every six months to keep everyone connected virtually. This fosters conversations among staff about the different gifts they received, Theen said. It creates this really nice, casual social conversation that otherwise would not happen when you're in a virtual world, she said. Total revenue: $943 million (Source: Insider)Lush is a global cosmetics company based in the UK that grants employees shares in the company through its Employee Benefit Trust. Lush's cofounder Rowena Bird told Insider that 10% of the company's shares are in the EBT, and although employees don't receive dividends, they hold voting power on major decisions the company makes. The last thing we want as the founders is that as we get older and move out and other people run the business, they could then sell it to somebody like L'Oreal or another big conglomerate that changes the whole nature and feel of the company, Bird said, adding that whenever she leaves the company, her shares will go into the EBT. Total funding: $3.81 million (Source: PitchBook)11:FS is a fintech company based in the UK that sends its staff small tokens of appreciation, such as doughnuts or plants. For mental-health month, Theen said the company mailed employees postcards with an encouraging message. Small touches don't have to be costly and can brighten an employee's day, she said. Everybody had this postcard on their laptop and they go, 'I know some days are tough, but I've got this.'