Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced that the company
will offer new parents six months of paid leave following the birth or
adoption of a child, in addition to other benefits designed to improve
work/life balance for employees.
“Innovation is our top priority at HPE, and that is made possible by
the culture we build,” said HPE CEO Antonio Neri. “We will retain
and attract the best talent because of who we are, how we work, and how
we treat our people, which in turn will help our customers and partners
In addition to the expanded parental leave, HPE announced several
benefits and innovative career support options that will be offered to
its global workforce of more than 60,000 employees:
Wellness Fridays: Employees will be encouraged to leave the
office three hours early on a designated Friday each month to
volunteer, focus on physical or emotional health, or spend time on
personal or career development. Employees will be paid as usual for
the three hours.
Parental Transition Support: New parents will have the
opportunity to work part time for up to 36 months following the birth
or adoption of a child.
Career Reboot: Offers job opportunities at HPE to individuals,
such as stay-at-home-parents, who have been out of the workforce for
an extended period of time and are ready to restart their careers.
Retirement Transition Support: Employees within one year of
retirement may work part time to help ease their transition to
“Our culture at HPE is one that values employees’ lives inside and
outside of the office,” added HPE chief people officer Alan May. “Offering
benefits that promote wellbeing for the whole person, like giving moms
and dads the opportunity to be at home with their new child for a longer
period of time, provides the security and balance needed for our people
to be able to build long-term careers with us.”
The benefits offerings were shared
with employees by Neri just ahead of the start of the grand opening
celebration for HPE’s new headquarters facility.
The headquarters building itself, located at 6280 America Center Drive
in San Jose, California, was designed to enhance the employee, customer
and partner experience and to cement a culture of innovation. Notable
design features, many of which were personally chosen by Mr. Neri,
- Executive leadership seated in the open with their teams
Collaborative, open workspaces providing flexibility and choice to
Convenience services including transit shuttles, fuel delivery, dry
cleaning pickup and drop off, on-site café, and fitness center
- Intelligent workplace system powered by HPE technologies
Newly designed Executive Briefing Center and Innovation Showcase
providing immersive, hands-on experience with HPE technologies on site
to customers planning their IT transformations
- Warm, inviting finishes and materials
Learn more about the new corporate headquarters here: https://youtu.be/_tlq7HYNLNo.
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a global technology leader focused on
developing intelligent solutions that allow customers to capture,
analyze, and act upon data seamlessly from edge to cloud. HPE enables
customers to accelerate business outcomes by driving new business
models, creating new customer and employee experiences, and increasing
operational efficiency today and into the future.