Work From Home End: Big news! When Work From Home is over, 800 employees of this company resigned, read full details

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Work From Home End: Big news! When Work From Home is over, 800 employees of this company resigned, read full details
Work From Home End: Big news! When Work From Home is over, 800 employees of this company resigned, read full details

On March 18, WhiteHat Jr announced the end of the ‘Work from Home’ policy. All the employees were instructed to come to the office and work within a month i.e. till April 18. Because of this, about 800 employees resigned because they were not ready to come to the office.


New Delhi. When companies started work from home due to the pandemic, there were many employees who were finding it difficult to work from home. But now most of the employees have liked working from home. Now he prefers to work from home instead of going to office. Now the situation is such that the employees are ready to leave the job even if they are pressurized to come to the office.

The same has happened with the online education company WhiteHat Jr. More than 800 employees of this edtech company have resigned in the last two months. Actually, the company had asked these employees to come to the office and work after finishing the ‘work from home’. Since then the employees have been resigning.

Employees not ready to go to office
Moneycontrol has quoted a report that WhiteHat Jr had announced to end the ‘Work from Home’ policy on 18 March. All the employees were instructed to come to the office and work within a month i.e. till April 18. Because of this, about 800 employees resigned, because they were not ready to come to the office. Employees who resigned include employees from the sales, coding and math teams. More employees may resign in the coming months.

Employees accuse the company
An employee who resigned told Inc42 that one month’s time was not enough. Employees have different types of family problems. Some have problems with children and their schools, while others have sick parents. Apart from this, there are other family responsibilities. Calling office at such a short notice period is not right in any way. An employee said that this is a well thought out strategy to cut costs. The company is running in loss. This is one way to reduce costs without tarnishing your name in the market. Another employee said that this is a step to lay off employees.


Salary is also a reason for resignation
An employee told that the reason behind the resignation is salary. At the time of recruitment, the employees were told that WhiteHat Jr has offices in Gurugram, Mumbai and Bangalore. They have to work in these places. After working from home for about two years, their salary should increase so that they can afford to live in these expensive cities.

WhiteHat Jr told Inc42 that employees of the sales and support departments were asked to report to their Gurugram and Mumbai offices by April 18. Teachers will continue to do work from home as before. Employees with medical and other important reasons have been given exemption from work from home. WhiteHat Jr is an online platform for teaching coding to young children. BYJU’S has acquired it.