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Google axes 12,000 jobs, layoffs spread across tech sector

15 days ago   |   By Review Journal

LONDON - Google is laying off 12,000 workers, or about 6% of its workforce, becoming the latest tech company to trim staff as the economic boom that the industry rode during the COVID-19 pandemic ebbs.
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Google was expanding in Atlanta. Now it's cutting thousands jobs globally

Google was expanding in Atlanta. Now it's cutting thousands jobs globally

15 days ago   |   By Biz Journals

The news comes not long after Google started expanding more in Atlanta. In 2021, the tech giant announced it would occupy 19 stories, or 500,000 square feet, of its 1105 West Peachtree office.
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Google parent Alphabet to cut 12,000 jobs in latest tech sector layoffs

15 days ago   |   By Washington Post

The decision to makes Alphabet, Google's parent company, the latest company to announce mass layoffs.
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Google boss Sundar Pichai tells staff they can work from home to process the 'difficult news' of the company's mass layoffs

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Beck Diefenbach/Reuters
Google's CEO Sundar Pichai said staff can work from home to absorb layoff news on Friday.
Pichai wrote that Google is laying off around 12,000 employees, 6% of its global workforce.
Google is offering 16 weeks severance and six months of healthcare services for those laid off.
Google's CEO Sundar Pichai has allowed staff to work from home to absorb the "difficult news" about the company's planned layoffs. Pichai sent a memo to staff on Friday morning to say that the tech giant is laying off around 12,000 employees, roughly 6% of its global...
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Google Cuts 12,000 Jobs As 2023 Layoffs Continue

15 days ago   |   By Forbes

At least 18 U.S. companies have conducted major rounds of job cuts so far this month, as recession fears continue in 2023.
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Google axing 12,000 jobs, as tech industry layoffs widen

15 days ago   |   By Chron

LONDON - Google is laying off 12,000 workers, becoming the latest tech company to trim staff after rapid expansions during the COVID-19 pandemic have worn off.
CEO Sundar Pichai shared the news Friday in an email to staff at the Silicon Valley giant that was also posted on the company's news blog.
“Over the past two years we've seen periods of dramatic growth,” Pichai wrote. “To match and fuel that growth, we hired for a different economic reality than the one we face today.”
He said the layoffs reflect a “rigorous review" carried out by Google of its operations.
The jobs being eliminated...
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Google parent Alphabet cuts 6% of its workforce impacting 12,000 people, saying it had ‘hired for a different economic reality'

15 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Alphabet, parent holding company of Google, has announced that it's cutting around 6% of its global workforce.
In an open letter published by Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, the narrative followed a similar trajectory to that of other companies that have downsized in recent months, noting that the company had “hired for a different economic reality” than what it's up against today. Put simply, it had bolstered its workforce during the pandemic-driven digital boom times, but it's now having to reverse course as the world curtails its spending in the face of economic headwinds.
“We've...
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Google Parent Alphabet to Cut 12,000 Jobs

15 days ago   |   By NY Times

The layoffs amount to about 6 percent of the global work force at the company, the latest tech giant to make cuts after a pandemic hiring spree.
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Alert: Google parent Alphabet cutting about 12,000 jobs, joining other major tech companies that grew rapidly during pandemic

15 days ago   |   By Chron

NEW YORK - Google parent Alphabet cutting about 12,000 jobs, joining other major tech companies that grew rapidly during pandemic.
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Google parent Alphabet is slashing 12,000 jobs

15 days ago   |   By Fortune

The CEO said the company has a “substantial opportunity in front of us” with artificial intelligence.
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Google is laying off 12,000 workers as tech giants continue to slash jobs

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Brandon Wade/Reuters
Google announced Friday that it is laying off 12,000 staff, or around 6% of its global workforce.
In a memo to staff Sundar Pichai, CEO of parent company Alphabet, took responsibility for the cuts.
Read Pichai's full message to Google employees below.
Google is laying off 12,000 employees, or around 6% of its global workforce, Sundar Pichai, the CEO of parent company Alphabet, told staff in a memo on Friday. Pichai told staff that he took "full responsibility for the decisions that led us here." Here's a copy of the memo: Googlers, I have some difficult news to share...
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