Uber Layoffs

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Kalanick should be happy as he cashed out his shares in 2019, now Dara is stuck with this mess jumping from one sinking ship to another ! I hope Uber makes a comeback. Was once a Silicon Valley darling startup !

So, no impact on engineering?

First paragraph from Dara’s email: “I wanted to let you know that we just announced the elimination of around 3,700 roles in CommOps and Recruiting, and the closure of 40% of our Greenlight locations. You can read the emails that were sent to... —  read more 

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I was not...

aware there is a site about us here. Not sure what to tell you - given all that's going on nobody should be surprised. Also, I am hoping they will keep promises and take care of people that are cut. 99% of our folks have amazing skills and they will... —  read more 

Brace for impact

"Executives at Uber are discussing plans to cut around 20% of the company’s employees, as it copes with a sharp decline in its ride-hailing business due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Information has... —  read more 

Kynikos Associates shorting Uber

"Jim Chanos, president of Kynikos Associates, a hedge fund that shorts stocks, was made famous in the early 1990s for blowing the whistle on Enron. Today, Chanos is shorting Uber and Grubhub, among other gig companies. In an interview, he said he had... —  read more 

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Uber's fake job interviews

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 

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Layoffs at Uber are inevitable

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 

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Mktg Cuts

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."

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Uber layoffs July 2018

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 

Uber after layoff?

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 

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Breeze Dead

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 

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