Everyone seems to have a different return to work strategy.  Here’s a roundup of what we’ve seen regarding how companies are addressing the return to work. Below is a recent roundup:

– Amazon is betting big on the return. The company is is expanding its physical offices in six U.S. cities and adding thousands of corporate jobs in those areas, an indication the tech giant is making long-term plans around office work even as other companies embrace lasting remote employment, according to The Wall Street Journal

– Epic sells electronic medical software to hospitals. Epic Systems sent a letter to employees this weekend informing them that they’re no longer required to return to the Verona, Wisconsin campus, according to CNBC.  About 4,000 of its 9,000 employees have worked at its campus voluntarily during the pandemic, the company has said.

– Google will keep its employees home until at least next July, according to The Wall Street Journal 

– In a statement sent to the BBC, Fujitsu said it “will introduce a new way of working that promises a more empowering, productive, and creative experience for employees that will boost innovation and deliver new value to its customers and society”. Under the plan employees will “begin to primarily work on a remote basis to achieve a working style that allows them to flexibly use their time according to the contents of their work, business roles, and lifestyle”.

– CNBC reports that many tech firms and start ups are embracing remote work on a long-term or permanent basis.