Musk converts several rooms at Twitter HQ into bedrooms for employees

As workers arrived at the office on Monday, they observed numerous office spaces being transformed into "small sleeping quarters", as per the report

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, December 06, 2022, 12:00 PM IST
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After his call to either be "extremely hardcore" at work or quit, Elon Musk converted rooms at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco into small bedrooms, featuring unmade mattresses, drab curtains, and giant work monitors, the media reported.

The beds are prepared for the remaining "hardcore" staffers to be able to stay overnight at the office, according to Forbes.

As workers arrived at the office on Monday, they observed numerous office spaces being transformed into "small sleeping quarters", as per the report.

The bedrooms have "bright orange carpeting, a wooden bedside table, and what appears to be a queen bed, replete with a table lamp and two office armchairs just begging for convivial workplace collaboration."

There was no announcement from Musk or the company about the move, leaving employees both surprised and shocked.

"It's not a good look. It's yet another unspoken sign of disrespect. There is no discussion. Just like, beds showed up," a source was quoted as saying in the report.

Sources told Forbes that there were maybe "four to eight such rooms per floor" at the Twitter HQ.

Last month, Musk gave his Twitter employees an ultimatum that they had to perform "extremely hardcore" work or leave the microblogging platform.

"Going forward, to build a breakthrough Twitter 2.0 and succeed in an increasingly competitive world, we will need to be extremely hardcore," Musk wrote in an internal memo to employees.

"This will mean working long hours at high intensity. Only exceptional performance will constitute a passing grade," he said.

There were reports of Twitter employees sleeping on the floor at the office after Musk took over the company.

Musk had earlier said that he's worked as much as 120 hours a week at times and slept on the floor at a Tesla factory.

With inputs from Agencies.

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