Layoffs

News and Articles About Layoffs

How Getting Fired Could Be the First Step Toward a Better You
Failure

How Getting Fired Could Be the First Step Toward a Better You

Few things are more motivating than losing your job. Don't squander this opportunity to learn about yourself and embrace a new direction.
Murray Newlands
Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year
Yahoo

Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year

It was not clear why there was such a marked decline in the proportion of women leaders at Yahoo, which is led by Silicon Valley's most powerful female CEO, Marissa Mayer.
Twitter Plans to Cut About 300 More Jobs
Twitter

Twitter Plans to Cut About 300 More Jobs

Last year, the microblogging site announced plans to lay off up to 336 employees, or about 8 percent of its workforce, a week after Jack Dorsey took over as permanent CEO.
HP Inc. to Cut Up to 4,000 Jobs Over Next Three Years
Jobs

HP Inc. to Cut Up to 4,000 Jobs Over Next Three Years

Chief Executive Dion Weisler said the market continues to be volatile, facing pressures and uncertainties.
Theranos Is Closing its Labs and Wellness Centers
Theranos

Theranos Is Closing its Labs and Wellness Centers

As a result, the company will let 340 people go.
The Second Slowest Gazelle: A Secret to Success
Survival Strategies

The Second Slowest Gazelle: A Secret to Success

Mediocrity has its place. Where success and survival are synonyms, not dying is winning.
Phil La Duke
Cisco Systems to Lay Off About 14,000 Employees
Layoffs

Cisco Systems to Lay Off About 14,000 Employees

The San Jose, Calif.-based company is expected to announce the cuts within the next few weeks, the report said, as the company transition from its hardware roots into a software-centric organization.
Microsoft to Cut 2,850 More Jobs
Microsoft

Microsoft to Cut 2,850 More Jobs

The company said in May it would cut 1,850 jobs in its smartphone business, most of them in Finland.
Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, Laying Off More Than a Thousand
Microsoft

Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, Laying Off More Than a Thousand

The U.S. company said it would shed up to 1,850 jobs, most of them in Finland, and write down $950 million from the business.
U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, and Planned Layoffs Surge
Unemployment

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, and Planned Layoffs Surge

Most of the announced job cuts were concentrated in the energy sector, which is reeling from low oil prices that have hurt profits.
Intel to Cut Up to 12,000 Jobs Globally as PC Industry Declines
Intel

Intel to Cut Up to 12,000 Jobs Globally as PC Industry Declines

Many new tech users around the world turn to mobile phones for their computing needs, and corporations increasingly rely on big machines rather than desktop models to run their businesses.
American Apparel Lays Off Workers, Considers Outsourcing
American Apparel

American Apparel Lays Off Workers, Considers Outsourcing

An estimated 500 employees have lost their jobs since layoffs began last week, according to a news report.
Boeing to Cut More Than 4,500 Jobs
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Boeing to Cut More Than 4,500 Jobs

The divisions that conduct flights and lab tests as well as the commercial airplanes department will be downsized, the company says.
Smartwatch Maker Pebble Lays Off Quarter of Staff
Pebble

Smartwatch Maker Pebble Lays Off Quarter of Staff

CEO says the layoffs are required due to 'a chilly fundraising environment' in Silicon Valley.
Jason Cipriani