Google Recruiter Was Interviewing Candidate When He Found Out He Lost Job

Google last week announced it’s making 12,000 roles redundant New Delhi: A man who worked as a recruiter at Google said he discovered he had been sacked by the tech giant in the middle of an interview last Friday. In a LinkedIn post, Dan Lanigan Ryan said he was interviewing a candidate when the call … Read more

The Washington Post Lays Off 20 Staffers

The Washington Post began laying off staffers on Tuesday morning, according to a source familiar with the situation, early cuts that have had the newsroom on edge for weeks and heightened frustration with management. Impacted staff were notified via email, the source said. A spokesperson for the Post did not immediately respond to a request … Read more

Spotify to cut 6% of its workforce as tech layoffs continue

Spotify announced Monday it’s cutting 6% of its global workforce as the music streaming company contends with a gloomy economic environment that has seen consumers and advertisers alike limit their spending. Spotify has a total workforce of around 9,800 people, which means the cuts impact around 600 employees. According to its LinkedIn profile, the company … Read more

Spotify To Begin Laying Off Staff This Week: Report

The music streaming giant has about 9,800 employees. (representational) Spotify Technology SA is planning layoffs as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the plans, joining a slew of technology companies from Amazon.com Inc. to Meta Platforms Inc. in announcing job cuts to lower costs. The number of positions to be eliminated wasn’t … Read more

Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Meta, Twitter severance packages compared

Google headquarters is seen in Mountain View, California, United States on September 26, 2022. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Tech companies have laid off tens of thousands of workers in recent months as the industry grapples with a reduced risk appetite from investors and … Read more

Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post Visit Brings More Questions than Answers

With anxiety running high in the washington post newsroom, what better time for Jeff Bezos to show up? The billionaire owner made an appearance, for the first time in over a year, at the Post on Thursday, sitting in—along with publisher Fred Ryan—on the morning news meeting. The glass conference room was, unsurprisingly, packed. “I’m … Read more

Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, others have cut more than 60,000 employees

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the company’s Ignite Spotlight event in Seoul on Nov. 15, 2022. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images The job cuts in tech land are piling up, as companies that led the 10-year bull market adapt to a new reality. Microsoft said Wednesday that it’s letting go of 10,000 … Read more

up to 3,200 employees laid off this week

Goldman Sachs is laying off fewer employees than feared, but the cut is still a deep one. The global investment bank is letting go of as many as 3,200 employees starting Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the firm’s plans. That amounts to 6.5% of the 49,100 employees Goldman had in October, which … Read more

Crypto lender Genesis Trading lays off 30% of workforce

Barry Silbert, Founder and CEO, Digital Currency Group David A. Grogan | CNBC Genesis Trading, the embattled crypto lending arm of Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group, has cut headcount by 30% as it faces increasing pressure from creditors and the looming threat of bankruptcy, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Genesis had … Read more

Here’s how to know if your company’s layoff policy is a ‘good’ one

Andreypopov | Istock | Getty Images Layoffs this year have been mostly limited to the hardest-hit sectors of the economy, especially tech. But depending on your industry, you might find yourself face-to-face with a layoff if the economy slows more drastically in 2023, and it’s not always clear what you should expect from a soon-to-be-former … Read more