80% will be able to work remotely forever from December





The global pandemic that we still suffer has revealed to companies the benefits of teleworking and one more, Square Enix, has just announced that it is committed to remote work permanently for most of your employees.



Right now, The Japanese video game developer already allowed its employees to work from their homes, although not permanently. A situation that begins to change as of December 1, when a large part of the workers will be able to choose to carry out their work responsibilities from home.








Since December, a large part of workers will be able to choose to carry out their work responsibilities from home






"Rather than using work from home solely as a means to prevent infections during the current pandemic, the company will establish it as a permanent and central program among the styles of work that it welcomes ", they have explained.



Not only as a preventive measure against the pandemic





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Beyond offering greater flexibility and conciliation to your employees, at Square Enix they also see this step forward as an opportunity to improve the company. "The additional options that this program creates will also allow the company to hire more diverse human resources, as well as establish an organization capable of adapting to unexpected events such as disasters and changes in employment models," they say.



Each of the employees will be designated as "home-based" or "office-based". The former will work an average of at least three days a week from home and the latter an average of three days from the office. Most will be classified as "home-based" and a few, due to the characteristics of their position, will have the office as their usual workplace.





Most of the workers will be classified as "home-based" and a few, due to the characteristics of their position, will have the office as their usual place of work.






At Square Enix expect about 80% of employees to work from home in December, the first month of the implementation of a program that is not unique. First Google and Facebook and later other large companies around the world such as ING, Fujitsu, Microsoft or Twitter have opted for permanent telecommuting for their employees beyond the health crisis.