Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo for Remote Workers
Over the past few months, we have introduced a number of great benefits and tools to make us more productive, efficient and fun. With the introduction of initiatives like FYI, Goals and PB&J, we want everyone to participate in our culture and contribute to the positive momentum. From Sunnyvale to Santa Monica, Bangalore to Beijing — I think we can all feel the energy and buzz in our offices.
To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we need to be working side-by-side. That is why it is critical that we are all present in our offices. Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings. Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home. We need to be one Yahoo!, and that starts with physically being together.
Beginning in June, we’re asking all employees with work-from-home arrangements to work in Yahoo! offices. If this impacts you, your management has already been in touch with next steps. And, for the rest of us who occasionally have to stay home for the cable guy, please use your best judgment in the spirit of collaboration. Being a Yahoo isn’t just about your day-to-day job, it is about the interactions and experiences that are only possible in our offices.
Thanks to all of you, we’ve already made remarkable progress as a company — and the best is yet to come.
Note: Jackie Reses is Yahoo’s HR head.
Sample Group Interview Thank You Letter
This sample thank you letter, sent after a group interview, reiterates the candidate’s interest in the position:
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Your Phone Number
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I would like to thank you and your staff for the opportunity to meet with you and to get a feel for the IT Help Desk Assistant position.
I found the questions asked during today’s interview to be very engaging and it was exciting to be able to meet the team – a very knowledgeable, fun, and friendly group of people.
Today’s interview served to reinforce my interest in becoming part of the team.
If there is any other information I can provide to help expedite the decision making, please let me know.
Again, I appreciate the time you, and the rest of the team, took to talk with me and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
via Alyson Doyle