Elon Musk to Tesla employees, return to the office or “pretend to work” elsewhere.
Posted on 1.6.2022
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is known for his brash management style. It is also known to have high expectations of its employees, although Tesla and SpaceX remained among the most sought after places for potential job seekers. In 2020, Tesla has been ranked as the most attractive company for engineering students.
One of Musk’s abiding tenets is to expect as much, if not more, from his executives as from the ordinary employees working in his factories.
Many white collar workers tried to take advantage pandemic-era accommodations for working from home by making them permanent.
Today, Musk said that layout would not be available to Tesla white-collar workers. He told them that if they did not return to the office, they could “pretend to work” elsewhere.
“Elon Musk told Tesla executives, in very clear terms, that they could no longer work remotely,” reports Bloomberg.
Based on an internal memo sent by the CEO of Tesla, Musk said in a tweet that he had told his senior executives that they should return to the “office for a minimum (and I mean minimum) 40 hours a week or leave Tesla. This is less than what we ask of factory workers”.
If that’s not acceptable to an executive, they’re free to “claim to work somewhere else,” Musk tweeted.
In the internal email with the subject “Remote work is no longer acceptable [sic] Musk said executives and others returning to the office should work from “a main Tesla office, not a remote branch unrelated to the duties of the position (or) in another state. . »