Finland based multinational information technology and consumer electronics company Nokia Corp. (HE: NOKIA) said that its workers can now pick up to three days in a week to work remotely as a way of increasing flexibility of employees’ working hours.
The current working from home policy for the company is set to expire in December hence the new policy will come into effect staring January next year.
Nokia says it conducted a survey among its employees at the end of last year in which a majority said they would like to work two or three days remotely in a week. Before the pandemic, the workers only wanted to work two days remotely.
This announcement was made by the company’s chief executive officer Pekka Lundmark, who said the coronavirus pandemic has reshaped how the cooperate world works in terms of working locations of employees.
“The pandemic forced organizations to change. Technology gave people the tools to innovate. In many cases, the results have been too good to go back to the old way of doing things,” said the CEO.
As of the end of 2020, Nokia had a labor workforce totaling to 92,000 employees distributed across the 130 countries globally the company operates in.