The era of working from home for Apple employees is drawing to a close. CEO Tim Cook sent an email today telling his staff that they will be returning to the office three days a week starting in early September.
“For all that we have been able to accomplish while many of us have been apart, the truth is that we have missed something essential over the past year: each other,” said CEO Tim Cook in an employee email that was obtained. through The edge. “Video conferencing has reduced the distance between us, of course, but there are things that it just can’t duplicate. “
The new schedule will require most employees to work in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. But some will be called upon four to five days a week.
The olive branch extended in the new arrangements is that employees have the option of working remotely two weeks a year.
The return to work is becoming an issue for many companies. Facebook and Twitter, to cite two examples, said employees can work from home forever. And Coinbase, the crypto exchange, is removing a head office in order to fully decentralize its team.
however, Crain’s Chicago reports that some employees are resigning rather than giving up their new freedoms.