Although the number of new cases of coronary pneumonia continues to rise, companies are taking a different approach when employees return to the office,media reported. Some companies have recalled employees, while others have adhered to the telecommuting policy and will continue until at least next year. Reed Hastings, Netflix’s CEO, says “most” employees don’t go back to work until they’re vaccinated.
In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Hastings said he didn’t like working from home and that he thought the lack of face-to-face communication would have a negative impact on the business. He was also asked whether companies would turn more to working from home once the new crown epidemic was over.
“I guess the five-day work system will turn into four days in the office and one day at home. I bet it’s going to be the end of a lot of companies,” Hastings replied.
When the CEO was asked when his employees would return to the office, his response was interesting — he planned to wait until the vaccine appeared before making a decision. “It could be six months after vaccination. Once we can get most people vaccinated, we may go back to the office. “
Most scientists believe that the new crown vaccine will have to wait until sometime next year. In addition, Hastings said he wants “most” people to get vaccinated before returning to the office, so that means the company won’t force employees to be vaccinated.
It is understood that most large technology companies have set 2021 as the date for employees to return to work. Among them, Microsoft will not open physical offices until next year, and Google said in July that employees could continue to work from home for 12 months. Amazon extended its telecommuting policy until January 8, 2021. But Apple began the first phase of re-recruiting staff at its Silicon Valley headquarters on June 15.