This morning all hybrid employees received an email from Disney CEO Bob Iger regarding their hybrid work schedules.
Hybrid Employees at the World Disney Company
CEO Bob Iger took back the reins as CEO of the Walt Disney Company in November 2022 to everyone’s surprise. Since being back, he has already made some changes and today was another day of change.
An aftermath of the pandemic allowed many companies throughout the world to go to hybrid work schedules. This is when employees work both at home and in the workplace. This morning hybrid employees received an email from CEO Bob Iger indicating that all hybrid employees are to be on-site four days a week beginning on March 1, 2023.
In the email Iger states that “working together more in-person will benefit the company’s creativity, culture, and our employees’ careers,” especially as the The Walt Disney Company will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary beginning on January 27, 2023.
The Email Hybrid Employees Received
Here is part of the email that hybrid employees received from CEO Bob Iger.
Accomplishments like these remind me of how special our Company is. I also wanted to let you know that, as I’ve been meeting with teams throughout the Company over the past few months, I’ve been reminded of the tremendous value in being together with the people you work with.
As you’ve heard me say many times, creativity is the heart and soul of who we are and what we do at Disney. And in a creative business like ours, nothing can replace the ability to connect, observe, and create with peers that comes from being physically together, nor the opportunity to grow professionally by learning from leaders and mentors. It is my belief that working together more in-person will benefit the Company’s creativity, culture, and our employees’ careers.
Starting March 1, employees currently working in a hybrid fashion will be asked to spend four days a week on-site, targeting Monday through Thursday as in-person workdays. Stay tuned for additional details. As we embark on a new year, Disney’s historic 100th anniversary, and all the opportunities before us, we have so many reasons to be excited about the future.
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