U.S. Layoffs Surged in January as Tech Slashed Thousands of Jobs - Report

Layoffs in the United States hit a more than two-year high in January as technology firms cut jobs at the second-highest pace on record to brace for a possible recession, a report showed on Thursday. The layoffs impacted 102,943 workers, a more than two-fold jump from December and an over five-times surge from a year […]

Google Parent to Lay Off 12,000 Workers in Latest Blow to Tech

Google’s parent Alphabet Inc is eliminating about 12,000 jobs, or 6% of its workforce, it said Friday, as Silicon Valley reels from recent layoffs and faces a troubled outlook. Alphabet, whose shares rose 3% in pre-market trading, is making the cuts just as the U.S. company confronts a threat to its long-held perch atop the […]

HP to Cut About 12 Percent Jobs by End of Fiscal 2025

HP Inc said on Tuesday it expects to cut up to 6,000 jobs by the end of fiscal 2025, or about 12 percent of its global workforce, at a time when sales of personal computers and laptops are sliding as shoppers tighten budgets. The PC maker also forecast a lower-than-expected profit for the first quarter […]

Amazon Lays off Some Devices Unit Staff as It Targets 10,000 Cuts Inc on Wednesday said it has laid off some employees in its devices group as a person familiar with the company said it still targeted around 10,000 job cuts, including in its retail division and human resources. The announcement, Amazon’s first since media outlets including Reuters reported its layoff plans on Monday, heralded a […]

Amazon to Lay off Thousands of Employees -Source Inc is planning to lay off around 10,000 employees in corporate and technology roles beginning this week, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday, in what would amount to its biggest such reduction to date. The cuts, earlier reported by the New York Times, would represent about 3 percent of Amazon’s corporate […]

Factbox-Corporate America Braces for Downturn With Job Cuts

Meta Platforms Inc on Wednesday became the latest U.S. company to cut jobs to rein in costs amid tightening monetary policy and growing fears of a recession. Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers jumped 13 percent to 33,843 in October, the highest since February 2021, a report said. Here are some of the major job […]

Facebook Parent Meta Is Preparing Large-Scale Layoffs This Week - WSJ

Meta Platforms Inc is planning to begin large-scale layoffs this week that will affect thousands of employees, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter, with an announcement planned as early as Wednesday. Meta declined to comment on the WSJ report. Facebook parent Meta in October forecasted a weak holiday […]

The Impact of Startup Layoff

Layoffs have been taking place slowly since the pandemic started. Spiking the anxiety levels among employees making them more uncertain about their jobs than ever. This year though, the mass exodus of employees and the intense wave of layoffs have reached alarming levels. Leaving many employees without their source of income in its wake. In […]