Awarded by Facebook; The social networking giant gives its full-time employees the option to work from home if their work can be done remotely.
Facebook co-CEO Mark Zuckerberg also revealed that he will start himself and plans to work remotely for at least six months.
In a memo first published by the Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg wrote: “I found that working remotely gave me more room for long-term thinking and helped me spend more time with my family, which helped me stay at work.” Made me happier and more productive.”
“We have learned over the past year that good work can be done from anywhere, and I am extremely optimistic that large-scale remote working is possible, especially as telepresence and virtual reality continue to improve,” Zuckerberg wrote.
However, the company’s recent decision to allow full-time employees to work remotely is a reversal of a decision it announced in May 2020, when it said it would allow only certain employees, especially senior and experienced employees, to be permanently remoted. will be allowed to request work.
Zuckerberg also said the company would allow employees to request remote work from outside the country. This includes allowing US employees to work remotely in Canada and allowing employees in Europe to request remote work in the UK.