A 150-year-old Bank is Hiring Career Break Women in Bangalore
- Schonali Rebello
- Women-friendly Companies
- 13 Apr 2017
Born in 1864 in the City of Love (Paris), and today one of the most respected institutions on the global financial stage, Societe Generale Global Solutions Centre is 16 years old in India and wants to hire women on a career break in the city of Bangalore.
The original name - Société Générale pour favoriser le développement du commerce et de l'industrie en France, translated to “General Company to Support the Development of Commerce and Industry in France”. It was founded by a group of industrialists and financiers, who used their own resources almost entirely for both financial and banking operations. They put their money where their mouths were. Their history is peppered with glamourous financial backings, including but not limited to – the Eiffel Tower!
Societe Generale Global Solution Centre, in India, is associated with a 150-year-old legacy and a fortitude that comes from having endured tough times and emerging unscathed. What sets them apart is the clarity with which they define roles and responsibilities, as well as the career progression of the individuals who join them.
Societe Generale believes that a company’s sustainable performance must reflect diversity and different viewpoints. Becoming a signatory to the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles (WEP) in 2016 signifies their commitment to promoting equal opportunities.
SG GSC embodies this commitment and aims to have 30% of women as part of its workforce by 2018.
The robust women’s network offers multiple opportunities for the career development of women.The success of their diversity initiatives can be directly attributed to the sensitization programs that are run for managers to equip them to manage a diverse workforce.
They hire the BEST-SUITED minds in the industry and provide them with opportunities to discover their true POTENTIAL in their careers.
They recognize exceptional performance, showcase the success of top-performing teams, and reinforce a culture of nurturing future leaders of the company. They are extremely proud of their ‘one team’ ideology and do everything they can to make it thrive in the workplace.
Employees are also given the option to explore global assignments with Societe Generale entities worldwide, enhancing their global knowledge. In Societe Generale Global Solution Centre there is a strong framework supporting women at their workplace. The robust Women’s network offers multiple opportunities for the career development of women. Special emphasis is placed on ensuring the safety of women working in shifts and for their travel, especially in the night. Their open evaluation system, which welcomes TWO-WAY FEEDBACK. Their healthy and vibrant business culture focuses on the WELLNESS of their employees.
The Femina policy, (introduced in 2014) provides ‘mothers to be’ travel facilities in their final trimester. Young mothers have the opportunity to manage their maternity leave and can avail of state of the art onsite crèche facilities which are equipped to care for babies as young as 3 months. Women employees also get preference to adjust their schedules to work from home if necessary. The success of our diversity initiatives can be directly attributed to the sensitization programs that are run for managers to equip them to manage a diverse workforce. No wonder then SG GSC was recognized by Avtar as “100 Best Companies for Women in India”
Societe Generale is characterized by a fair and open evaluation system, which welcomes TWO-WAY FEEDBACK. Their healthy and vibrant business culture focuses on the WELLNESS of their employees.
They are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY or EXPRESSION, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Take a look at this amazing 360-degree tour of one of their new offices, where it's obvious to see that employee-wellness is at the HEART of everything for Societe Generale.
If you are ready to make a change in your life; if you know that your present does not spell out your future; if you want to return to work in a company that values the expertise and qualifications that you racked up BEFORE your break and DURING it, look at Societe Generale Global Solutions Centre TODAY.