If a furlough is unexpected, employees can become insecure about the future of the company. Staff will experience greater stress, gossip, and rumors increase and work productivity decreases.
Topics regarding layoffs at Sony Corp.
what's your prediction - huh?
Sony is cutting Playstation staff in Europe and now I'm worried we might be next. Any ideas if something might be coming our way or is this just an isolated incident? (And by our way I mean California.) I definitely didn't need another thing to... — read more
It was brutal. People were essentially asked to come to a meeting and told they had been selected to be laid off. People who didn't come in that morning learned their fate through co-workers. Nobody had any clue this was coming.
Anybody here knows more about this? How many constitutes a "bloodbath?" There are no numbers available on the size of the layoffs, though one insider described the situation as a “bloodbath.” I hear there are a number of Sony TV veterans of 20-plus... — read more
Now its marketing and distribution department at Sony Pictures. Looks like nobody is safe at Sony right now. Last month it was television, after that Crackle, now marketing and distribution... Anybody has any info or ideas on what might be next on... — read more
More Sony layoffs, only this time it's international TV operations that are getting hit. No word on how many exactly, but when word "restructuring" is being used, then you know it will be something huge. It'll be nice if somebody who knows more would... — read more
FYI - Layoff at Sony DADC facility in Terre Haute. They are outsourcing the music and video manufacturing. http://www.in.gov/dwd/files/Sony%20DADC%20located%20in%20Terre%20Haute.pdf Anyone know any more about this? — read more
No idea how many, but few depts will be spared.
Sand Diego hit - 400 to leave. 1,000 overall in the US - close 20 stores, Fashion Valley to be closed, UTC mall to be closed. Not sure how numbers add up, it was announced a few weeks ago that we'll cut 1,500 jobs in Japan, 3,500 globally, don't know... — read more
Sony Online Entertainment cut hundreds late last year, there will be more layoffs in Q1, I think we are set to let go thousands this year (all of Sony) - just do your job and hope for best
Sony Online Entertainment, which makes multiplayer online video games, has laid off 70 employees from its San Diego headquarters. The business unit of Japan’s Sony Corp. said the layoffs aim to reduce costs and streamline its workforce. Job cuts... — read more
sony\'s cutting circa 500 folks. not sure is that going to be all here in culver city but we will get hammered for sure