When the pandemic forced many workforces to go remote, many assumed that eventually they’d all be back in the office. Some companies have ordered staff to don work clothes and head back to the cubicle. Many other companies were worried about losing talent during the Great Resignation so they moved towards a hybrid model. Workers were encouraged to come into the office for some work hours. In this way, the companies hoped to retain their workers while enjoying increased productivity.
Yelp has forcefully come out against this hybrid “hell”. They’ve now moved back to a completely remote workforce. Yelp told its 4,400 employees last year that they can work from anywhere indefinitely. It’s a fascinating read: