A long-term investment
Of course, public health asks Canadian nationals to avoid non-essential travel. Flights to Costa Rica are also temporarily suspended.
“For COVID, we follow federal guidelines. Employees are not recommended to go there now. With vaccination, we can hope that it will be possible this summer ”, supports the president of Flexpipe, Julien Depelteau.
In his view, the main legacy of the pandemic will be telecommuting. This project is therefore part of an objective of making remote work more pleasant.
“It is also a positioning for our image in terms of human resources which can make us attractive to workers,” explains Mr. Depelteau. Soon we will be teleworking from all over the world ”.
“It’s a dream I’ve had for a long time. I want to go more than two weeks traveling with my children. I said to myself that if I wanted to do that, surely many also want it, ”says the boss of Flexpipe, whose team has more than 40 people.
He specifies that the initiative is not limited only to families, but also to those who wish to travel alone to learn to surf or to enjoy the beach after their working day.
While accommodation is free, employees must still purchase their plane tickets and food themselves.