Benefits

Axelerant’s year is from April 1 until March 31. And benefits are typically pro-rated upon joining.

Work from Anywhere

Work from anywhere and keep your career rolling wherever you go.

Anniversary and Birthday Gifts

Expect to be surprised on your birthday and service anniversary. Your gifts will vary based on the length of your service tenure.

Annual Offsites

Throughout the year, departments and teams gather together for collaborations and fun.

Child Care Allowance

Starting October 1, 2021, we reimburse child care up to INR 5,000/$100 USD per month per child. Children up to and including 5 years old qualify. More at https://axelerant.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/AH/pages/3400925534.

Competitive Local Salaries

We review localized industry salaries annually to ensure we’re paying competitively for your skills and experience in every role of ours–why we localize.

Computing Device Assistance

We provide 75% purchasing assistance for devices, related additional accessories, warranty, and repair costs for equipment used on Axelerant’s behalf. Learn more about the Device policy.

Continuing Education, Event, and Training Allowance

We’ll cover up to 3% of your annual fixed salary for buying books, obtaining certifications beyond those deemed mandatory, professional organization membership, or taking classes to further your capabilities—more on Certification Testing reimbursement.

  • You can directly file for expense reimbursement for general purchases below INR 3600/$50 USD.

    • E.g., education, event, training purchases, and enablement subscriptions, like Grammarly.

  • Apply through this form for more significant amounts of education and training reimbursement.

  • For event sponsorship, follow the guidance here.

Axelerant will reimburse up to 13,999 INR/$150 USD for a reading device like the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite as a part of your 3% continuing education allowance.

Co-Working Stipend

Axelerant will pay up to INR 8000/$200 USD monthly towards renting a co-working space. The allowance covers the co-working space rental but not food and drinks.

Employee Provident Fund (India)

We contribute INR 1800 monthly towards your provident fund account for securing your future income after retirement.

Family Medical Coverage (India)

We provide medical insurance coverage for all team members and their immediate families, including parents. See https://axelerant.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/OA/pages/2652733527.

Family Medical Coverage (Canada)

We provide comprehensive health insurance benefits to Canadian team members with SunLife Basic Plus Plan. The coverage includes Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD & D), critical illness, Dental, and Medical Single-member benefits. See https://axelerant.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/OA/pages/3684335617

Gratuity (India)

We grant team members who have completed five years of uninterrupted continuous service gratuity as defined under the incumbent Payment Of Gratuity Act 1972. Details at Gratuity (India).

Health & Wellness Allowance

Axelerant will reimburse up to INR 12,000/$300 USD annually for you to pick your preferred way to stay fit physically and psychologically. It can be fitness gear, gym or studio membership, digital subscriptions, or any activity you do to relieve stress.

Home Office Setup

Axelerant will reimburse up to INR 30,000/$400 USD in a one-time allowance, required to create a comfortable work environment within your existing work from anywhere structure.

Details at https://axelerant.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/AH/pages/2263416931.

Life Event Gifts

More surprise rewards for when life happens in a big way, like marriage and childbirth.

Loans

When you have been with Axelerant for more than two years, you can take a 24-month loan for 20% of your annual pay with a flexible repayment plan and a favorable interest rate upon People Operations approval. Apply for a loan by creating a ticket on People Service Desk.

Lots of Leave

  • Consolidated Leave (Earned/Regular Leave) - 35 days annually

  • Bereavement Leave - 5 days annually

  • Care Giver Leave - 10 days annually

  • Force Majeure Leave - when relevant

  • Kindness Leave - when relevant

  • Leave Without Pay - E.g., medical leave, sabbatical, study time, etc.

  • Maternity Leave - 16-26 weeks

  • Paternity Leave - 10 days

  • Volunteer Leave - 1 day annually

Details at https://axelerant.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/AH/pages/2264957195.

Sales Referrals

Axelerant will pay 2% of the first CLOSED-WON deal of any new account which isn’t active in our customer relationship management (CRM) tool to the referring person after 50% of expected payments have been received. All team members except Customer Success, Marketing, and Sales are eligible for the Sales Referrals benefit.

Software Subscriptions

Create a ticket on People Service Desk for any subscriptions and additional hardware needed for you to do your work better.

Team Meet-Ups Allowance

Monthly team meetup (more than 1 Axelerant team member) allowance of INR 1000/$25 USD per person, or INR 1500/$50 USD when accompanied by a family member (we encourage family attendance). 

Team Member Referrals

  • Axelerant will pay 2% of a new hire’s annual fixed salary to their referring person after that new team member reaches 100 days at Axelerant.

  • All team members, except recruiters and the new hire’s group leadership, are eligible for the referral benefit, like a director.

  • When the team member you referred has completed 100 days at Axelerant, email people@axelerant.com to process your Referral Bonus.

Contractor Benefits

See https://axelerant.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/OA/pages/3442540729.