The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Google will cut 12 thousand jobs, more than 6% of its workforce - voila! news

2023-01-20T16:20:30.089Z


In a letter to employees, the CEO of Alphabet, the parent company of the technology giant, wrote that he takes "full responsibility" for the decisions that led the company to this situation. The cuts come a few days after the company's competitor, Microsoft, announced that it would lay off ten thousand employees


Google offices (Photo: ShutterStock)

Alphabet, Google's parent company, announced today (Friday) that it will cut 12,000 jobs, which is more than 6% of its global workforce.

This is according to a letter sent by the company's CEO, Sundar Pichai, and obtained by the Reuters news agency.



In a letter to employees, Pichai wrote that he takes full responsibility for the decisions that led the company to this situation.



The cuts come a few days after the company's competitor, Microsoft, announced that it would lay off ten thousand workers.

The hi-tech layoffs continue.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (Photo: GettyImages, Drew Angerer)

On Tuesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed that the company is expected to lay off about 10,000 employees during 2023. "We are expected to lay off the employees by the end of the third quarter of the year," he said. "We will have to align our expenses with the financial cycle and adapt ourselves to customer demand .

The number of those laid off is approximately 5% of the company's workforce." Currently, Microsoft has approximately 220,000 employees worldwide.



In the meantime, the technology giant Amazon has also begun implementing a layoff plan for approximately 18,000 employees, which was planned in recent months. The company began Issue summonses for a hearing by email, mainly in the USA, Canada and Costa Rica.

In China, the invitations will be sent only after the Chinese New Year celebrations.

More in Vala

  • The business sector against discrimination: following Discount's protest

  • A serious security breach has been discovered in Chrome: a danger to more than 2.5 billion users

  • Saving from the first moment: how to start saving in four simple steps

  • news

  • world news

  • America

Tags

  • Google

  • Dismissal

Source: walla

All news articles on 2023-01-20

Similar news:

Trends 24h

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.