Elon Musk’s message for Twitter workers: ‘Go for working lengthy hours or…’


Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Elon Musk, who has been censured by former workers at Tesla and SpaceX for having a poisonous work tradition, has now despatched a message to the employees of his lately acquired venture- Twitter.

Musk advised Twitter workers that they’ve till Thursday to contemplate whether or not they wished to remain on for “working long hours at high intensity” on the social media firm or take a severance package deal of three months’ pay, information company Reuters reported on Wednesday.

“Going forward, to build a breakthrough Twitter 2.0 and succeed in an increasingly competitive world, we will need to be extremely hardcore. This will mean long hours at high intensity. Only exceptional performance will constitute a passing grade,” the message by Musk mentioned.

The 51-year-old billionaire additionally advised Twitter workers that those that didn’t click on on a hyperlink confirming that they wish to be a part of “the new Twitter” by Thursday night (New York time), Reuters additionally reported.

“Whatever decision you make, thank you for your efforts to make Twitter successful,” Musk additional mentioned within the message.

The information comes days after Twitter sacked 50 per cent of its workforce. Amid the backlash, Musk reasoned there was no selection because the social media large was dropping $4 million a day.

In the meantime, Musk mentioned on Wednesday below his management, Twitter could be rather more engineering-driven, including these writing nice code would represent nearly all of the workforce and have the best sway.

(With Reuters inputs)

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