All it took was a pandemic, but the maker of a widely used remote-work tool has finally come to the startling conclusion that permanent remote work might actually be possible.
San Francisco-based Slack announced Friday that, contrary to its office-first culture, going forward it will allow employees the option to work remotely forever. That's right, the company that for many defines modern-day remote work is only catching up to the actual reality of that now.
"Slack is going to become a much more distributed company," explained Robby Kwok, Slack's senior vice president of people, in a blog post announcing the change. "That means most employees will have the option to work remotely on a permanent basis if they choose, and we will begin to increasingly hire employees who are permanently remote." Read more...More about Slack, Work From Home, Coronavirus, Tech, and Big Tech Companies
from Mashable https://mashable.com/article/slack-remote-work-permanent-coronavirus/