What: Twitter and Facebook have both announced that they will allow employees to continue working remote permanently if they have a role where that’s possible. For now they will also keep their office space available and if people want to return when it’s safe to do so they’re welcome.
So What: Many companies have realized through the pandemic that it’s been possible to keep their businesses going while employees work from home. This will likely mean that they’ll eventually downsize or get rid of expensive office space.
This article is part of Emerging Futures of Remote Work – An Institute for the Future Signals Report for The Remote Lab