“The past few months have shown that we can do this,” said a Twitter spokesman.
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The experience of Twitter During the pandemic, the company realized that some employees may be able to work permanently from home.
The CEO of Twitter, Jack DorseyAccording to a report, his employees could continue to work from home even after the pandemic blockades were lifted. Buzzfeed. Only people with jobs that require a physical presence, such as B. Server maintenance should participate.
Were employees of the San Francisco-based company Working from home since March in response to the pandemic. “The past few months have shown that we can do this,” said a Twitter spokesman. “If our employees have a role and a situation that enables them to work from home and want to do it forever, we will make it possible. If not, our offices will be warm and welcoming, with some extra precautions if we consider the return safe. “
The news could be a sign of what’s coming for the tech industry, which mainly employs software engineers and employees who can work remotely. The pandemic has sparked speculation that companies in Silicon Valley may find it unnecessary to maintain large offices in the future and switch to remote maintenance instead.
Other companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft have also quickly introduced work-from-home policies due to the pandemic. Now they are asking employees to stay in their houses until October or until the end of the year.
With few exceptions, the company has no plans on Twitter to reopen the offices before September. “If we decide to open offices, it won’t be a return to what it was before. It will be careful, deliberate, from office to office and gradually, “said the spokesman.
The company also canceled all personal events during the year and no longer sponsored business trips until after August. Twitter employs approximately 4,900 people.