Tech Giant Microsoft to let employees work from Home

The conglomerate and tech giant has apparently informed all its employees to work as per their convenience, from home, and they can continue to work in the same manner after the offices are reopened. However, due to the infectious nature of COVID-19, when the economy was forced to shut down, most companies opted to allow their employees to work from home.

Additionally, employees will have more leeway if they wish to relocate domestically, or even internationally, if their role allows it.

Working at Microsoft might be quite fulfilling now for those hoping to continue work-from-home (WFH) forever now.

At the same time, the pandemic has raised questions about what our employees can expect in the future, so we provided some guidance this week to employees on our thinking about work flexibility.

Hogan added that with respect to work hours, which meant the hours and days when employees work, for example, workday start and end times, full- or part-time, work schedule flexibility is now considered standard for most roles.

But some jobs that require the physical presence of employees at the office will still require those workers to show up. Flexible working hours are also taken care of.

As the coronavirus pandemic sent millions of Americans indoors in March, and working remotely became the norm for many companies, some tech giants have decided to make working remotely a permanent part of their workplace.

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'Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until January 8th.

"The vast majority of employees will qualify for hybrid work or fully remote, and all of Indeed remains remote until July 2021". "Our goal is to evolve the way we work over time with intentionâ€"guided by employee input, data, and our commitment to support individual workstyles and business needs while living our culture". We can keep sources anonymous.

The employees were asked to return its new Silicon Valley campus, which cost billions of dollars to build, because of hardware-development processes required them to work from the office, according to Bloomberg.

The Verge reported some employees won't be eligible for remote-work arrangements, such as those who work in Microsoft's labs or train other employees.

The company's CEO Satya Nadella this week spoke about the difficulties of remote work and said that it can sometime make you feel like you're "sleeping at work".

Work location (the geographic location where you work, e.g. city and country): Similarly the guidance is there for managers and employees to discuss and address considerations such as role requirements, personal tax, salary, expenses, etc.

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