Tag: Sabbaticals

Career sabbaticals can make for great incentives for employees

A career sabbatical is a break that professionals take from their jobs, for a brief period of time, in order to explore other ventures...

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. 

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Elon Musk slashes several employee benefits at Twitter

After the massive layoffs, the majority of the benefits that Twitter used to give its employees have apparently been reduced by Elon Musk. These benefits...

Alphabet to fire 10,000 poor performers

Alphabet, the parent company of Google is preparing to reduce its workforce by six per cent. It will let go about 10,000 employees based...

NITES calls Amazon India layoffs illegal

About seven per cent of Amazon’s total global workforce of about 1.5 million, operates from India. With the tech giant reportedly set to cut...

How to deal with credit stealers

Shaila, a budding marketing professional, began her career with an FMCG firm. It has been three years since she started working in the marketing...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...