Not sure if this lack of talk on more layoffs is a good or a bad thing....
Topics regarding layoffs at Uber
For those who were wondering if Uber acquisition would bring layoffs, we have the answer now. I also think that this is just the beginning. After the initial 185 people, I'm betting you we'll have at least one or two more major rounds as they... — read more
Can you imagine being this money hungry? This opposed to actually having to treat the people that work for you as what they are - EMPLOYEES? Just when you think Uber and its CEO can't stoop any lower, they find a new way to surprise... — read more
"In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Uber is laying off thousands more employees and closing down 45 more offices, including one of its offices in San... — read more
Or are they still pending? I haven't heard anything, so I'm not sure if it's because nothing happened yet or I'm simply lucky enough (for now) that nobody I know has been affected. Not that it matters much in the long run since I doubt that many... — read more
Get ready more layoffs incoming in 3...2...1... Uber is expected to begin another round of layoffs on Monday, a source with knowledge of the situation tells Business Insider. Business Insider could not confirm the number of people that will... — read more
3700 last week, but wasn’t it predicted to be 5000-7000? Are software engineers next? I’m on H1b and don’t want to leave
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 !
"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
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
What's the impact? Good luck...
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
even more layoffs coming our way? is this our new reality at uber? constant layoffs?
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
As November approaches, I am increasingly curious about what will happen to Uber in California and how the Proposition 20 will affect us if it doesn’t pass. Any thoughts? I’ve just read a good insight into Prop. 22, but I would like a more detailed... — read more
made efforts to stem losses in its ride hailing business, control business costs – including with major layoffs in the spring – and to grow its delivery... — 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
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
"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