Personal Days

As a VMware employee, you will be provided with paid time to be used for additional vacation, outside activities, scheduled medical appointments, and/or personal business.

Entitlement

You will be granted Personal Days based on years of service with VMware according to the following schedule:

Effective from August 1st, the entitlement for employees will change as listed in the chart below. Going forward, Personal Days will reset each calendar year and expire on December 31st of each calendar year.

Years of Service

Old Entitlement New Entitlement
Less than 2 years 0 days 5 days
2 years 2 days 5 days
3 years 4 days 5 days
4 years 6 days 6 days
5 years 8 days 8 days

Effective January 1st, 2022, the entitlement for all employees will change as listed in the chart below:

Years of Service

Old Entitlement

New Entitlement
Less than 2 years 0 days 5 days
2 years 2 days 5 days
3 years 4 days 5 days
4 years (1) 6 days 5 days
5 years or more (1) 8 days 5 days

Important Note:

Additional Resources

Carry Forward

Personal Days must be taken within 12 months from the date they are granted. They are not interchangeable, transferable, cumulative, and cannot be cashed out. If you are terminated before the day off is taken, it will be lost.

Scheduling Personal Days