The social commerce startup Meesho has announced an 11-day companywide break from October 22 to November 1 for its employees. The break called ‘Reset and Recharge’, is aimed to help employees unplug from work and prioritise their mental well-being after the busy festive sale period.
At a time when burnout and anxiety have emerged as key concerns for today’s workforce, Reset and Recharge will show the way for other companies to adopt similar employee-first practices.
The Reset and Recharge policy is aimed to create a dynamic workplace built on the pillars of employee flexibility and empowerment.
“Building a great company culture requires one to acknowledge that work-life balance, rest and rejuvenation are key to employee well-being. With Reset and Recharge, we continue to push the envelope and redefine conventional workplace norms. Employees can choose to decompress however they want – whether it’s spending time with near and dear ones, traveling or picking up a new hobby. Such progressive policies have helped augment our employee centricity and industry-leading retention rates,” said Ashish Kumar Singh, Chief Human Resources Officer, Meesho.
Meesho has a comprehensive MeeCARE programme, designed to boost holistic well-being for its employees and their families, enables employees to balance their professional and personal goals. MeeCARE covers a wide spectrum of wellness initiatives through a combination of policies, benefits and other interventions.
Earlier, Meesho announced an unlimited wellness leave policy enabling its employees to avail up to 365 days of paid leaves. The policy is applicable if an employee or their loved one is impacted by a critical illness that requires frequent or constant hospitalisation.