Layoffs

Leadership

Difficult Conversations Can Jump Start Company Innovation

The autocratic leader is tolerated when survival is at stake but that style won't build a company over the long haul.

Apple Lays Off 200 Employees From Autonomous Vehicle Group, Project Titan

Nobody really knows what Project Titan is, and it seems not even Apple really knows following a decision to lay off over 200 employees working on the project.

4 Signs Your Employer Doesn't Plan On (Ever) Promoting You

Do any of these 'signs' sound painfully familiar? If so, your career might be at a standstill ...

SpaceX Will Lay Off 10 Percent of Its Staff to Fund Projects

It said it wants to become a leaner company to prepare for the 'difficult challenges ahead.'

Don't be the Next Lordstown: How Cities Can Insulate Against Crushing Layoffs

A handful of US cities are developing programs to attract skilled remote workers to diversify their economies. Many more should.

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Tesla Lays Off 9 Percent of Its Workforce

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Amazon Is Laying Off 'Several Hundred' Employees

The pink slips will be predominantly given to workers in the company's consumer retail business, according to The Seattle Times.
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Small Business Heroes

Here's How This Company Is Adding Robots But Also Keeping Its Workers

Boxed is one company that's playing the long game when it comes to boosting efficiency with automation.
Microsoft

Microsoft to Cut Thousands of Sales Jobs

CNBC reports that cuts will affect 'less than 10 percent of the company's total sales force,' or up to 3,000 jobs.
Technology

LeEco Lays Off Staff and Will Scale Back its U.S. Presence

Eyeing a smartphone or TV from the Chinese electronics giant? Better act quickly, since the company is laying off staff and planning to limit marketing efforts.
Pepsi

Pepsi Is Laying Off Up to 100 Workers in Philadelphia and Blaming a 2-Month-Old Soda Tax

The layoffs, which account for roughly 20 percent of Pepsi's 423 Philadelphia employees, will begin Wednesday and be spread out over the next few months.
Termination

Dignity and the Pink Slip: What Are You Doing to Bring Decency to the Process?

Communicating with, rather than avoiding, someone who's been terminated helps ease that experience's painful effects.