Topics regarding layoffs at Google Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at Google Inc.

You should be worried

When was the last time you checked the stock price? I encourage you to do that. It's been going down for nearly a year and I don't think it's going to change trajectory any time soon. Everybody knows that the best way to appease shareholders in... —  read more 

Speculations only

For now, there is only speculation about the headcount cuts that Pichai mentioned in the context of making the company 20% more efficient. Perhaps someone has more insights? Some are already saying that the cuts could be huge. I refuse to... —  read more 

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Non performing R&D

What I find amazing is how few of us actually work in R&D in google where we are contributing to the revenue of the company. It's like a social club where we do cool things, none of which is important. And the 3 people in the back toiling away on... —  read more 

Feeling underpaid

I am happy for the colleagues who left and who are now much better compensated, but I have to admit that I was surprised by how much of an increase some of them got. It seems that most of us here are very underpaid?


I am close to getting a job offer at manager level in sustainability team. They still have not told me anything about compensation. How much does this pay approximately? Also, is the team safe from layoff and RIFs? thanks for your help

Expect RIFs to follow

Considering what's been happening at other tech giants (just look at Microsoft and Meta), I don't see a way for this to play out without at least some RIFs. The only question is how many and what will be affected. The next few months will be... —  read more 

Sundar's Hiring Slowdown Memo

Hi Googlers, Hard to believe we’re already through the first half of 2022. It’s the right opportunity to thank everyone for the great work so far this year, and to share how my Leads and I are thinking about H2. The uncertain global economic... —  read more 

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We are not safe

Google tells staff to act ‘more entrepreneurial.’ Translation: Work harder, or else Sundar Pichai, boss of Google and its parent Alphabet, told employees to “be more entrepreneurial” and work with “more hunger” in a staff-wide email that warned of... —  read more 

Here we go

All the hardworking American employees who were laid off in Cloud are already being replaced - with people from cheaper markets, of course. We all know what markets those are. At least 200 "support roles" to be filled following layoffs. Not that... —  read more 

20% Work From Home

Anyone have any idea who these 20% are and when will they find out? I thought Google was going to allow everyone to work remotely and I sold my house in Boston and moved back to Oklahoma. I am worried they are going to make me come in the office in... —  read more 

Only 14 days a year WFH

I was a shocked to read that Google will only allow it's employees to work from home 14 days per year, with approval. I was surprised by this, as I previously believed leadership would be more innovative. To each their own, but I hope employees... —  read more 

Layoffs ahead for Actifio

Less than a month after acquiring Actifio, Google plans to lay off over 50 workers. Merry Christmas guys and gals and welcome to Google! Actifio Inc., which Google acquired this month for an undisclosed sum, is planning to lay off over 50 workers... —  read more 

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