Aug 16, 2005

On Sabbaticals

The HR Blog links to's article entitled Sabbaticals Can Be The Pause That Refreshes

it is returning again, especially at creative companies that rely on their employees to generate ideas. Publishing, high technology, advertising and consulting companies are more sabbatical-friendly than manufacturing or finance firms, for example.
The extra work sabbaticals require is worth it, says Mr. Hill, now director of merchandising for global footwear at Nike. Employees come back more energized -- and loyal. "You're pretty grateful to a company that will give you that opportunity," he says.