What: Twitter, Zynga and Spotify were only a few companies that were quick to pay out $500-$1000 for at home equipment to support their employees as they tried to setup at-home offices.
So What: Many tech companies have relied on perks and fancy office utilities as one way of attracting talent. As remote workers can’t utilize many of the promised benefits companies need to figure out how to translate previous perk packages to stay competitive on the market. This will also demand new operational costs and design thinking as money will move from investing in huge office parks into peoples homes.
This article is part of Emerging Futures of Remote Work – An Institute for the Future Signals Report for The Remote Lab