This is the third and final part of an account I wrote as Redfin’s CEO about what it has been like to run a publicly traded company hit hard by the pandemic. This part is about how a furlough and a layoff affected our culture, and where we stand now. The first part, published two days ago, was about our dawning recognition of the pandemic. The second was about how we scrambled to keep our business open.
March 31 – April 3: The Furlough Decision
When we closed our offices, we started broadcasting a company meeting every week via