As numerous firms terminate shutdown imposed to combat the spread of Covid-19, Twitter’s new CEO, Parag Agrawal, announced on Thursday that the company will reopen offices around the world this month but will allow staff to work remotely if they desire.
Employees at Google are likewise prepared to return to their Silicon Valley offices in early April, with the idea that they will only work from home a few of days each week.
Early in the pandemic, tech business campuses were abandoned as the spread of Covid-19 triggered a cultural change to working remotely.
“Business travel is back effective immediately, and all global Twitter offices will open starting on March 15. Wherever you feel most productive and creative is where you will work and that includes WFH (work from home) full-time forever.”Parag Aggarwal, CEO, Twitter
He added that those opting to continue working remotely would need to “learn and adapt” given that “distributed working will be much harder.”
Mr. Agrawal argued that returning to the workplace was beneficial to the company’s culture.
Google plans to help staff adjust to “hybrid” schedules that combine working remotely and in offices later this month.
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