February 6, 2023

This is why Elon Musk “hates” the home office

Elon Musk He is undoubtedly one of the most influential people on earth, in addition to being the second richest man in the world. Amid endless controversies, the owner of Tesla, Twitter and Space X has engaged in a discussion about telecommuting, the popular home office.

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During the height of the pandemic, thousands of companies joined the remote work method and many of them did not resume as before. However, Elon Musk and other tycoons are against the changes and do not agree to maintain home office🇧🇷 Accordingly, the businessman has done some highly criticized work.

Elon Musk has canceled telecommuting on Twitter

In his first email as CEO of Twitter, Elon Musk informed the team that they were no longer allowed to work from home unless Musk himself gave them express permission. That is, he has eliminated telecommuting, just as he has done with his other companies.

Prior to this email (which was sent on the night of November 9, about two weeks after Musk acquired the company), he was Twitter He was known as a pioneer of remote work in the technology industry.

Why remote work doesn’t always work out well

The company began the transition to remote work early in 2018, under the leadership of its founder and then-CEO, Jack Dorsey. The social network was one of the first to announce a permanent home office policy at the start of the pandemic. This has happened to countless companies and it was a welcome change. However, over time, the communication between the team became unstable, although technology helped a lot.

A recent study indicates that nine out of ten employers want to bring workers back to the office in the next year. These employers placed communication as their top concern, followed by creativity, productivity, company culture, and employee stewardship.

In other words, many companies cannot work with remote work because their structures, standards, and the very nature of the service are different. The problem is that completely eliminating these possibilities can drive young talent away from your company.

This is one of the mistakes that experts have pointed out about Elon Musk🇧🇷 Your strict situation can kill the possibility of finding new creative talents in the market. And you, what do you think of the billionaire’s opinion?