Google has begun to allow its employees to hold outdoor meetings in the company’s campus and plans to return its employees to the office next year, Beijing time reported on December 3. A Google spokesman said the company has begun to hold on-site meetings, known as “on-site off-sites,” on campus lawns and other areas permitted by the authorities. < / P > < p > Google said the move aimed to integrate new employees recruited during the outbreak into the company and collaborate on important offline projects. Google has previously asked most employees to work from home. < / P > < p > “when engineering team leaders want to collaborate, make a product plan for next year or come up with a new concept, they usually go out and look for undisturbed time,” said Thomas kurion, CEO of Google’s cloud division Kurian) said at fortune brainstorming this week, “but now that everyone is out of the company, how do you get employees together in a more practical space?” < p > < p > compared with online meetings, outdoor meetings in person can bring the team in close contact, and the company has seen that it can greatly improve the cohesion of some teams, especially when new employees meet with their superiors. < / P > < p > when the outbreak broke out, Google was the first major technology company to require employees to work at home, and is now experimenting with bringing employees back to the park gradually and safely. Google allows employees to work from home until the summer of 2021. In September, after discovering that most employees wanted to return to work part-time, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company would try a “hybrid” home office model, including rearranging the office layout. < p > < p > Ruth Porat, Google’s parent company, said last week that the return to work plan was much more complicated than having employees work at home, but the company wanted to maintain a collaborative spirit. Now, it’s the same strategy for employees to return to work at home. “Some parts of the world have basically returned to normal, while others are still affected by the epidemic. We have not developed a global policy, but have been adaptive to allow business heads in different cities and countries to make their own decisions in many ways, because employees work in a local environment. ” Spontaneous combustion at a Guangzhou Motor vehicle intersection and other traffic lights in Shenzhen

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