The success of Stanford’s pilot worksite in San Jose has influenced the launch of an alternative worksite in the East Bay and exploration of an additional site later this fall.
The implementation of alternative work locations is one near-term initiative Stanford leadership has taken to mitigate critical workforce issues such as affordable housing near campus and increased Bay Area commute times.
In October 2017, Stanford started a 13-month pilot worksite in downtown San Jose, leasing space with WeWork (link is external). After three rotations, pilot survey results indicated numerous benefits to employees working at the alternative work location during part of their work week. Full story