Salesforce said Monday that it will return its San Francisco headquarters in May, however its representatives can still work remotely through the year’s end.
The organization has effectively returned 22 of its offices, as indicated by organization president and chief people officer Brent Hyder, who wrote in a blog post that Salesforce would decide how and when to resume every location dependent on guidance from health officials and medical experts. “We have an opportunity to create a workspace and an employee experience that makes us even more connected, healthy, innovative and productive,” Hyder wrote.
The organization designs a three-phase approach for offices, with the first phase restricted to US representatives who live in territories where Covid hazard is flat or declining. Salesforce will expect representatives to take COVID-19 tests twice a week. The second phase will see offices continuously resuming from 20 to 75 percent capacity contingent upon local conditions, and the third stage will be a full office returning.
Salesforce has been upgrading its offices in light of COVID-19, adding plexiglass between desks, air purifiers in conference rooms, touch-free handles for doors, and temperature screening stations, as well as giving hand sanitizer.
Salesforce is the greatest employer in San Francisco, and the organization’s re-visitation of its downtown headquarters could be a bellwether for different organizations in the area. Facebook likewise plans to get back to in-person work at its Bay Area offices one month from now, and Uber resumed its Mission Bay headquarters, at restricted capacity, on March 29th.