Remote work poses unique mental health challenges. And when you don’t see your coworkers in person every day, it’s easy to assume that everything is ok when it’s not. As a remote company, we need to honestly acknowledge the downsides of remote work and do more to help our people thrive in all areas of their lives.
Ultimately the brand backlash speaks louder than any chauvinist pig with a microphone, and those who used to speak up quietly within the tech world’s whisper network are shouting on social media. A big kudos to all of the women and men who spoke up about this incident and who keep holding companies (and their brands) to their values.