Too bad, Etsy was always fun and easy website to search for items as well as an inspiration for creative living. I hope nothing will change after the layoffs.
Topics regarding layoffs at Etsy Inc.
It's the second wave of job cuts. If we combine earlier layoffs from May that would give us 20% reduction. They will cut about 200 jobs mostly in marketing, management, general and administrative departments. Their stock went up after the... — read more
This round of cuts is not the last but it's huge for Etsy as we don't have much staff, so even a small number of job loses turns things upside down.... The mood is fairly subdued and people are worried - this is true for EVERY SINGLE PERSON I WORK... — read more
More layoffs incoming this month at Etsy, at least 20 percent. I just love it how the new CEO thinks the layoffs are the only way to drive focus. Management screws up, employees pay for it, as usual. If they continue like this, not sure there will be... — read more
Things will get worse, so let's watch how it develops: https://www.recode.net/2017/5/2/15522672/etsy-ceo-change-josh-silverman-chad-dickerson-layoffs
Right now, there are 500 employees, so things may get ugly... https://www.inc.com/oracle/five-ways-to-keep-hiring-disasters-at-bay.html
I left in 2014 but I hear that they may be going through layoffs right now