What is Rebegin program?
Rebegin is an initiative by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to provide an opportunity to talented women professionals to give their careers a well-deserved jumpstart and rebegin their journeys towards achieving their true potential.
Who is this initiative for? Who is eligible for the Rebegin program?
At present, this initiative is open for women professionals from across India, who are looking to rebegin their careers after taking a break due to family/health/education/personal reasons. Women candidates with at least two years of continuous IT Experience who have taken long breaks due to family and other personal circumstances can be considered under this initiative. The objective of this initiative is to provide an opportunity for women professionals to get back to the arena and nurture their career with TCS.
Is this program applicable to India or Global TCS aspirants?
At present, this program is only applicable for India-wide jobs at TCS.
How many years of experience should an applicant have, to be eligible for the Rebegin program? Can an applicant have a varying number of career breaks? Can an applicant apply for the Rebegin program while working with another organization?
Applicants must have 2 years of continuous work experience to be eligible for the program. They can have multiple varying career breaks, however, it is mandatory to highlight the duration of the career breaks and reasons while applying. The applicant can be currently working while applying under Rebegin Programme. The selection process will be completely merit based.
What is the hiring process for candidates who apply under Rebegin? Is there any difference in the hiring process?
Suitability for the job position and the TCS hiring process will be ‘as-is’ and in line with the standard TCS related hiring policy. Selection will be purely merit based.
How can I apply under the Rebegin initiative?
All open requirements / opportunities that TCS is hiring for, will be mentioned on the TCS Careers Portal. Candidates can check the TCS Careers Portal and navigate to the Rebegin section and can apply against the job postings mentioned on the page. Every job posting will have a Job Description and the required skills mentioned. Candidates can click on “Apply” to apply for the position (this will take the candidate to the TCS iBegin Portal, where they can create a profile if not done already and then apply to any of the job positions available).
Alternatively, they can send an email to email@example.com with Rebegin in the subject line, to apply. Posts on social media channels such as LinkedIn will have the relevant Job IDs, candidates may apply to them as well.
What is to be done if there is an individual with the gap/break & but does not have the skills listed in the open roles?
The candidate should check the TCS Careers Portal for suitable open positions and apply accordingly. These will be updated on an ongoing basis. Candidates can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Rebegin Query” in the subject line for more information.
Are there Part-time opportunities available under the Rebegin Initiative?
Please refer to the job posting for details on the type of opportunity.
Are these opportunities under Rebegin applicable to women candidates only?
Yes. The open positions that TCS is hiring for under the Rebegin initiative are applicable to women candidates only.
What is the validity of this special scheme? Is it only applicable during a certain time frame? Is there any timeline by which candidates have to apply for them to be eligible under this initiative?
This is not a special scheme but an ongoing effort of TCS to ensure greater inclusivity. The applicability is against open job opportunities which are published.
Can an individual with a long break due to reasons other than family circumstances apply under this initiative?
The initiative at present is intended to benefit women who have taken a career break due to family or other commitments only, to return to the corporate. For example, if the reason for break is that the candidate does not have experience letters, then it would not be considered.
Can a candidate be referred under the Rebegin initiative?
Yes. TCSers can refer women candidates under this initiative. They can create profiles under the relevant Job IDs and can tag candidates in the “Bring Your Buddy” portal.
How do I spread the word about Rebegin? How do I share information about these opportunities with my friends and family who may be interested to apply?
You can direct candidates to check the Rebegin page on the TCS Careers Portal [Link to Microsite can be given here] and can share it with the candidates. All Job IDs posted on Careers Portal can be shared on LinkedIn / Facebook / Twitter, this is also a way of getting the word out. You could also share the below banners / images on Social Media [Banners and images for social such as FB/Twitter/LinkedIn/WhatsApp can be shared].