Google plans to “rearrange” its offices around the world, as the American company is developing a new model for returning employees to work, as the ongoing epidemic disrupts life around the world, and the question of when employees will return to offices and work “normally” is repeated during The past period, especially with the return of life to many countries of the world.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai, in an interview with Time magazine, shed some light on how – and exactly when – Google plans to get its employees back to work, and here are 8 things to know about how Google is looking to get people back into the office:
62% of Google employees want to return to their offices – but not every day. Google conducted an internal survey of employees and found that more than half of them wanted to return to the offices, however, they don’t want to come daily.
Google plans to create “mixed” offices for its employees. Chief Executive Sander Pichai said the company should be more flexible in the future and create more hybrid models, as employees have more options.
Google is also working on far-reaching options to enable some employees to work from home.
Google has given employees the option to work from home until July 2021.
10% of Google employees say they do not want to return to work, as the number of employees wanting to work from home indefinitely decreased from 20% to 10%
Sander Pichai believes that “being on a personal level together is crucial but flexibility is important.
Pichai also said that Google “can do better” to reduce problems such as long commutes and so on for its employees
Among the main reasons why employees want to return to work are spending time with colleagues, socializing and better cooperation opportunities.