These days, the much preferred career option by the woman kind is in the banking sector. Getting a job in a public sector bank, like SBI, is the dream of many. What sets SBI apart from other banks? Why should one choose a job in SBI? Are there any advantages for the female workers specifically? Read more to know the five reasons why females should join SBI for a job.
1. HR policy and working environment
The HR policy of SBI is one of the bests in public sector in the country. It has strict policies to prevent and protect women employees from sexual harassment. The safe working environment gives ample opportunity for the women employees to learn and grow which in turn leads to a sense of fulfillment.
2. Transfer policies
The policies of the organization ensure that you get fair chances of getting transferred to the same place as your spouse. With over 24000 branches spanning the length and breadth of our country and over 190 offices in 35 other countries, it is easy for SBI to ensure that this policy does not just remain in the rule book but is executed as well.
SBI provides maternity leave for up to 6 months and it can be taken for twelve months on substantive pay in the whole career. In order to protect the interests of the employees, the sabbatical policy of the bank ensure that the employee can avail a sabbatical of 2 years for reasons like taking care of children and their education.
4. Job security
Companies often worry about female employees leaving the job due to personal reasons like marriage or pregnancy. Often, they deny posting to young women when they find out that the above said situation is true, which is not the case in SBI. As mentioned in the previous points, the policies of the company are in favor of the female employees in this matter. Unless you give them a solid reason to, you need not worry about losing the job unless you give them a solid reason to. Being a public sector organisation, SBI offers more job security than other banks.
5. Growth opportunity
The career development system of SBI keeps steady track of the progress made by each employee. This makes the analysis of performance transparent thereby, motivating the employees to strive harder for career growth. The chances of growth is the same for both men and women, once you are appointed. There is no gender discrimination. One can join the bank as a PO and keep moving higher up on the career ladder to the post of General Manager by working harder. The proof is none other than Arunthathi Bhattacharya, who joined SBI as Probationary Officer at the age of 22 and went on to become the first woman to adorn the post of Chairman of SBI.
A job in SBI is guaranteed for those who are willing to work hard for it. Dreaming alone is not enough. Consistent hard work and will power is what is required. So, go ahead girls! Work hard and watch yourself fly.