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The new program will be an extension of the pilot that started in December, where most of the employees spent three days working out of the office and the other two wherever they work best. The plan to work in reality will depend on the worker’s product focus and the team they will be part of.
With COVID cases growing in countries such as India, Brazil, and others, it is important to take care of yourselves and your loved ones. With the new approach, Google will try to continue to support its employees in the best possible way.
Google will offer its employees the opportunity to move around. A new process will be introduced in mid-June, it will allow them to apply to work from a different office. Also, the workers will have the chance to work up to four weeks away from their assigned office temporarily.
Other plans of Google include developing more remote roles and teams made up of people that will remain in one place. Employees will also be able to apply for remote work within their product area. According to Google when it comes to working from a different office and taking on a remote role, it will consider the needs of the employee’s team.
Sundar Pichai said,
Whether you choose to transfer to a different office or opt for completely remote work, your compensation will be adjusted according to your new location.
The above plans suggest around 60 percent of the company’s workforce will work onsite a handful of days every week. While 20% will work from home and around 20% will work in new office locations.