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,”...

US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

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US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

Allsec Technologies decides to merge into Quess Corp

The board of Allsec Technologies and Quess Corp. have decided to approve the Scheme of amalgamation, which provides for the merger of Allsec into...

Accelya appoints Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO

The UK-based travel technology app - Accelya has appointed Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO. She has more than 30 years of experience in the...

How Max Life Insurance is bridging the generational gap in staff

In India, most discussions and initiatives pertaining to diversity always boils down to gender diversity. However, ‘diversity’ is not just restricted to gender alone,...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...