Spotify to allow employees to work from anywhere

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

The Swedish music streaming titan, Spotify Technology will allow its employees to work from anywhere, the company announced in a blog post late last week, further upending the future of modern working life.

With work shifting to cloud-based systems and people tuning into meetings online, offices have adapted a remote working lifestyle as vaccine inoculations could still take the better half of the year to complete, with some still doubting the effectiveness long-term of the vaccines.

Spotify’s move is in step with several technology companies that plan to keep some of the new ways of working that have emerged during the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic.

Salesforce.com and Twitter have already shifted to hybrid or permanent remote working models, a trend which is becoming part of what some call ‘the future of work’.

The company, which is evaluating its office spaces across the globe, has seen a surge in paid subscribers during the pandemic, hitting 155 million in the fourth quarter.

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The team at Platform Executive hope you have enjoyed this news article. Translation from English to other languages via Google Cloud Translation. Initial reporting via our official content partners at Thomson Reuters. Reporting by Chavi Mehta in Bengaluru. Editing by Arun Koyyur.

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