It Doesn’t Matter What The Policy Is
There is no single right answer on this stuff. For some start-ups, the right answer is to shut down completely for Thanksgiving Week. For others, it’s better to keep grinding and just take Thursday off. The important thing is simply to have a point of view and to communicate it crisply to the team. I believe this clarity will be even more important in 2020’s remote world, when the boundary between work and home hours is often muddy.