Tag: Sabbaticals

Microsoft extends returnship to women

Microsoft’s diversity initiative, Leap, is now being extended to women who want to return to work - women who had paused their careers to raise children or care for loved ones.

Vapasi: ThoughtWorks to help women developers return from a career break

The programme aims to remove the gender gap in the top levels of the IT developer community.

Flipkart Employees will get financial aid to fulfill their personal dreams

The company believes that only happy employees can be more productive and in sync with company goals.

Year-long leave for gardening with 20% pay!

The incentivised leave at the oil and gas company, Schlumberger, is an alternate to avoiding job cuts while retaining skilled staff amid the global downturn within the sector

 

Why companies should consider employee sabbaticals

Companies often debate between costs and the perceived value – both tangible and real – and HR has a hard time selling the concept. 

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