Tech’s hottest job title in 2021? ‘Head of remote work’


Bay Area tech companies, including Twitter, Facebook and Okta, have tasked executives with connecting and supporting employees who work from home – or work from anywhere – using a variety of titles for the new job. — dpa

Remote work is here to stay. Post-pandemic, many companies will let employees work remotely some or all of the time.

To support those dispersed workers, a new executive position is emerging: The head of remote. That person spearheads keeping remote workers engaged, encouraging them to collaborate, while designing perks and flexibility tailored to their needs. Another goal: replicate the spontaneous connections that happen at in-person offices – in other words, create a virtual water cooler.

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