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Life Balance

Life Balance

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) recognizes that each employee has different needs both inside and outside the workplace. Our goal is to ensure you have a rewarding and productive work experience with the flexibility and time to enjoy your personal and family life at every stage of your career. Offerings vary locally, but may include:

Taking Time Off: You need time to play, relax, renew, and take care of yourself. BBH provides the following types of paid time off to help you achieve a work/life balance: vacation, illness or injury, personal business, holiday, family care, marriage, and bereavement.

Flexibility at Work: We provide you the flexibility and tools you need to be the most effective at getting your job done. Depending on job requirements, you are able enjoy our flexible work arrangements, which include variable core work hours, a compressed workweek, job share, remote work, and telework.

Paid Volunteer Time: Because BBH is committed to education and supporting the basic needs of the communities in which we live and work, you can take paid time off to volunteer with our BBHcares program.

Back-up Day Care: With same-day notice, you have confidence in knowing that additional child- or adult-care coverage is available when your routine arrangements are not.

Adoption Assistance: Receive assistance in paying expenses directly related to the legal adoption of a child.

Privacy Room: Nursing mothers and those with other private medical needs can utilize our privacy rooms.

Employee Assistance Program: The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers you and your family confidential support from licensed, professional counselors. The EAP staff is available to assist with issues relating to work and personal life.

Financial Education Program: Access unlimited resources for assistance with financial matters such as debt management, budgeting and cash flow, retirement planning, and evaluating financial goals.

Group Auto & Home Insurance: Access insurance coverage in the US for your personal insurance needs, including: auto, home, landlord’s rental, dwelling, condo, mobile home, renters, recreational vehicle, boat, and personal excess liability ("umbrella") policies.

Mortgage Service: Access a complete line of competitively priced residential financing programs, preferred customer treatment, and special savings through several financial institutions.

Commuter Program: Use pre-tax dollars or obtain discounts for your commuting expenses.

The 1818 Social Club: Join a football league, play some volleyball, start a painting club, or go for a run with colleagues—the range of activities is limited only by the extent of employee interest and imagination. You can participate in the 1818 Social Club by proposing and planning activities, by playing on a team, or by cheering your colleagues on.