For years, the finest brains in the United States and even elsewhere have been piling up every morning and every night in monster traffic jams on Highway 101 which crosses Silicon Valley. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the highway has been empty. Employees of American tech no longer go to the office. Like all white-collar workers in the world, they telecommute. This situation could last. Internet giants are announcing one after the other that they are now offering their employees to work from home, even when the pandemic is over.
The latest to take the plunge, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. “We want to be the best size company for teleworking”, he told the magazine Rod . At the head of 45,000 employees, Mark Zuckerberg, does not want to rush: “We have to do it in a thoughtful and measured way, but I think we can reach 50% of our telework workforce