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Spotify to allow employees to work from anywhere

Spotify's move is in step with several tech companies that plan to keep some of the new ways of working that have emerged during the pandemic

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  • Salesforce and Twitter have already shifted to hybrid or permanent remote working models;
  • Spotify has seen a surge in paid subscribers during the pandemic.

Spotify will allow its employees to work from anywhere, the Swedish music streaming company said in a blog post on Friday, 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.

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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 COVID-19 pandemic.

Salesforce and Twitter have already shifted to hybrid or permanent remote working models.

READ ALSO: In times of remote work, the future of offices will lie on flexibility

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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