Topics regarding layoffs at Uber
even more layoffs coming our way? is this our new reality at uber? constant layoffs?
What's going on here? If there were positions available why were they not first offered to people who were shown the door in the latest round of layoffs??? And also, who thought it was a good idea to lay off a bunch of people and turn around and... — read more
Hello Uber Engineer here! Obviously everything I say is personal experience and opinion. I think the layoffs were long overdue and should've happened sooner. There was a general understanding between my coworkers and I that Uber definitely over... — read more
Combined, the layoffs represent about 8% of the organization, with 170 people leaving the product team and 265 people leaving the engineering... — read more
I know Facebook and Google conduct fake job interviews to "get insights" on competition or "get ideas" on product; as per exemployees and interviewers. Uber used to ask interviewers to design driver and rider optimization for them as part of the... — read more
Do people really not realize how bad our results were? Layoffs are inevitable - the question is not if it'll happen, the question is how soon and how bad it'll get. And if our results are any indicator, it'll get really bad really soon... — read more
No hiring freezes @ Freight and Autonomous Driving divisions - so if you see people asking about interviews it's true. Also, I think they are not cutting as well - so, getting a position there should be fine - there is a lot of focus on this right... — read more
Layoffs starts at Uber with its bloated, 1,200 people marketing team feeling the brunt of the cut. Per that NYT article: "The marketing team’s organizational charts ran to more than 388 pages, she said."
https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2019-07-29/uber-layoffs-marketing-jill-hazelbaker?_amp=true A little more than two months after debuting its stock on the public market, Uber has made its first big cut to its workforce, laying... — read more
OMG! Ursula M Burns on the BOD. Check out what she did to Xerox.
So, looks like self-driving segment of Uber is in trouble, which I believe is really good news for us. I'm sorry for the 100 or so people who were laid off, but this means the company's plans to get rid of all the drivers down the road has been at... — read more
"A CNN investigation has found that Sanchez is just one of at least 103 Uber drivers in the U.S. who have been accused of s-xually assaulting or abusing their passengers in the past four years. The drivers were arrested, are wanted by police, or have... — read more
Layoffs or not, Uber has some serious issues right now... Pet projects are being killed off... Uber employees are nervous about an expected round of layoffs, according to a source familiar with the company. This after news broke that the company is... — read more
I have a technical layoff question here - Uber has been letting drivers go for a number of reasons. Do these firings constitute an act that can be considered as a "layoff" - this would result in possibly drivers getting unemployment claims and being... — read more
Whas Travis fired or laid off? Come work for Lyft bro.
Hi, there! i'd like to hear from folks who started to work for Uber after they lost their job! I got laid off recently, and need to look at my options right now. Can anyone tell me if Uber is enough to make ends meet? Or is it only temporary... — read more
Breeze, a San Francisco startup that was leasing cars to drivers for Uber and Lyft, and some of SF delivery services, has ceased to exist. Bye, bye. All employees terminated, Uber drivers without another option, now that's a problem. Try to rent from... — read more