Tesla, which had more than 99,000 employees at the end of last year, has relocated its headquarters from Palo Alto, California to Austin, Texas, although it still has a significant manufacturing and operational presence in California. About 12,000 people work at SpaceX. Musk said Recent interview.
Nick Bloom, a professor of economics at Stanford University, said that Mr. Musk said the orders are one of the most stringent technology companies. Many technology companies are considering hybrid models instead, in which employees can work part-time from home, he said.
He said SpaceX and Tesla would lose 10 percent to 20 percent of their current jobs, and that recruiters would try to hunt down employees by offering them jobs with more flexible job options. Said Bloom.
Many Tesla and SpaceX employees who work in cutting-edge technology are Mr. Musk can be trusted, but “there are those in general activities such as IT, finance, manpower and pay,” he said. Said Bloom. “They might say: ‘I’m not designing cars.
Annie Dean, head of distribution at the Australian software company Atlassian; He called Musk’s vision “outdated.”
“This idea is a setback and dismisses the joint, digital-first jobs of the past two years,” Ms Dean, a former head of telecommuting at Meta, the owner of Facebook, said in an email.
Mr. Musk has long been known as a demanding boss. At times, he tried to be a role model for hard work, to make appointments late into the night, and to send emails at all times. I even sleep at the Tesla factory Will help increase production in 2018.