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SachinEE
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SachinEE,
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3/24/2015 | 2:33:06 PM
Four months paid leave?
Four months paid leave is just great. Most people don't find enough leave after their child is born and this really creates cracks between employee-employer relationships. Such a generous leave means employer wants its employees to feel full and feel accepted. 
SachinEE
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3/24/2015 | 2:19:28 PM
Re: Dress code
@Shamika: The company I used to work for, this flexible dress code was only available for 2 days, and the other days we had to wear formals. Basically there should be a dress code, but on regular office days, I don't think so. 
SachinEE
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3/24/2015 | 2:16:32 PM
Re: Dress code
"I also think dress code depends largely on business. If you're meeting with clients, yes, you should look put-together and professional. For folks behind the scenes, though, I'd say wear what you want so long as you do the job well. It seems like business dress is becoming less enforced; I once interviewed at a company where my interviewer showed up in cargo shorts."

More like the mindset of floor management. If they want (if they are not cool, that is) they can make employees wear full buttoned down collared shirts on a 40 degrees centigrade plus day, or not. I've been to projects under the canopy of some companies and trust me the case is not the same everywhere. For example the engineering department wore hawaiian shirts that day, and I was all in formals, pretty awkward for me.
Kelly22
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3/23/2015 | 9:50:42 AM
Re: Dress code
I also think dress code depends largely on business. If you're meeting with clients, yes, you should look put-together and professional. For folks behind the scenes, though, I'd say wear what you want so long as you do the job well. It seems like business dress is becoming less enforced; I once interviewed at a company where my interviewer showed up in cargo shorts.
shamika
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shamika,
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3/22/2015 | 9:20:34 AM
Re: Dress code
@[email protected] well that depends on the business you work for. If you need to meet your clients/stakeholders on a daily manner it always better to be official. However when it comes to IT, especially people such as network admins, system admins, developers can have a flexible dress code.   
shamika
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shamika,
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3/22/2015 | 9:15:53 AM
Re: The Ultimate Perk
@kelly22 I agree with you. This concept is more convenient when you work for different time zones.  
shamika
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shamika,
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3/22/2015 | 9:12:09 AM
Re: The Ultimate Perk
This is amazing. Perks will always keep your employees happy. I wish if I had the chance to work for these companies.
shamika
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3/20/2015 | 11:03:45 PM
Re: The Ultimate Perk
Many organizations now practice the modern management style than the tradition. They believe human capital as the most valuable asset in an organization.
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3/20/2015 | 12:23:36 AM
Re: The Ultimate Perk
Technocrati, I think you hit on a major flaw of the flexible work arrangement world these days. In most employers, the policy is that work-from-home benefits are doled out by managers. Enterprise HR has punted the responsibility of coming up with a sound policy and instead deferred to individuals --- and their biases. So as with what happened with you, it can become a popularity contest. Who is deemed too valuable too lose? Who could we care less about being happy? It's a shame, and the problem largely falls on an inept HR culture.
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Technocrati,
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3/19/2015 | 12:19:39 AM
Re: The Ultimate Perk

@Kelly22   The working from home at least once a week is a great arrangement.  My last clueless boss would allow it for some and not for others. Even the company practiced this alienating approach. Such a tactic works really well in a small department (sarcasm).   Once I was officially denied I knew my time was short.`

It does not take a genius or even above average intelligence to realize some people are more productive outside the cage.  When you can't understand that - we have a problem. 

And since I did not out rank him - my problem was destine to be much greater than his.

Not quite sure how I got on this tangent but I am just trying to relay the implications of this type of  bad judgement for all those budding wanna be's .

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