Thursday, February 18, 2016

Jan Johnston Osburn

Should Sabbaticals Become the Norm? Sabbaticals are a rare perk in corporate America. Only 23% of all U.S. companies and 17% of small-to-midsized businesses offer sabbaticals. Even among the Fortune 100 Best Companies , fewer than 25% offer a fully paid sabbatical program. Sabbaticals, or paid leave for personal and professional development, have traditionally been a part of the academic life. The term sabbatical comes from the biblical Sabbath which serves an ancient human need to build periods