With increasing focus on higher education, the Indian IT sector is offering in-house courses, online programmes, sabbaticals and fee reimbursements.
There is no particular time or a place for seeking education and knowledge, and no one seems to have understood this better than the talent pool in the IT and BPO sector.
The new breed of software professionals are pursuing higher education even as they continue to work. For them, working in the 21st century is clearly a 'Learn while you earn' activity.
In recent years, several IT and BPO companies in Bangalore and other cities have begun to look at higher education as a key employee retention tool.
This thought process developed as companies began to see large numbers of employees leaving them in order to pursue higher education.
Courtisy : The Times of India