今日推薦英文原文：《Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently》
今日推薦英文原文：《Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently》作者：Sean Keane
推薦理由：美國疫情仍然肆虐, 770萬的累計感染人數和20多萬的死亡人數. 在這樣的環境下, 微軟決定讓員工永久在家遠程辦公, 既是為了疫情考慮, 也推動了全球技術公司開展遠程辦公的趨勢.
Microsoft will let employees work from home permanentlyMost Microsoft employees are still working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the tech giant will apparently offer them more freedom to do so when its offices reopen. The company circulated “hybrid workplace” guidance internally that suggests more flexibility, before posting it on its blog Friday.
Managers will be able to approve permanent remote work, and employees who take that option will give up their assigned office space but be able to work in certain areas if and when they come into the office. In addition, employees will seemingly be able to work from home freely if they spend 50% of their work hours at the office.
Workers whose jobs are linked to hardware labs, data centers and in-person training will need to retain access to the company’s offices.
“Our goal is to evolve the way we work over time with intention-guided by employee input, data, and our commitment to support individual workstyles and business needs while living our culture,” a Microsoft spokesperson told CNET in an emailed statement.