I'm not sure about the exact number, but I know a lot of contractors were let go in the last few days. Which means it's just a matter of time (months if not weeks) before it's our turn. I'd advise everybody to prepare for the worst because something... — read more
Yahoo to lay off 20% of staff by year end, beginning this week.
Yahoo will lay off more than 20% of staff, or around 1,600 individuals, with the company’s Yahoo for Business unit being slashed in half. The company said about 1,000 of those cuts would occur by the end of the... — read more
Yahoo! Layoffs 2023
Will there be any Yahoo! layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
2022 Sale for Edgecast?
Any info when Edgecast will be sold off by Apollo and who might buy?
Yahoo! Layoffs 2022
What's your prediction as it relates to the possiblity of Yahoo! layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
Yahoo! Layoffs 2021
What are your thoughts about potential Yahoo! Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Long Thread - Response, Impact and Importance - Corona Virus and Yahoo!
How do you see things - what will happen next?
How many people work at Yahoo!?
This should be a straightforward info, how many people work here? Also, how about the office at Sunnyvale?
Mozilla axes 70
Office of the CEO to all-moco-m-f- Hi all, I have some difficult news to share. With the support of the entire Steering Committee and our Board, we have made an extremely tough decision: over the course of today, we plan to eliminate about 70... — read more
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Yahoo! Layoffs 2018
Do not wait for things to turn out bad - leave now if you are working in Sunnyvale.
its confirmed http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/14/tim-armstrong-sees-layoffs-of-15-percent-after-verizon-yahoo-deal.html
its confirmed that the layoff number will be at least 2,100 layoffs, twice as much as originally projected at yahoo. see details here http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/14/tim-armstrong-sees-layoffs-of-15-percent-after-verizon-yahoo-deal.html
layoffs are coming
heard the layoffs are imminent and coming for sure. what is more shocking is the number will be higher than originally projected due to the higher than expected payoff for Mayer. Don't we feel like idiots to have our pictures taken with her while she... — read more
1000 folks to be let go from Yahoo/AOL
This is confirmed and all over the news today.
Compensation for layoff after handoff useless
They promised severance if you get laid off after the hand off. I heard from my managers that layoffs will occur before hand off and settled before hand off. As they have not given Warn notice, those laid off will get 3 months (officers will get 6... — read more
Yahoo! Layoffs 2017
Oh, layoffs, layoffs… Every year I hear the same story but layoffs never happen here in Sunnyvale.
Acquisition - bonuses - share purchase program
How does the acquisition affect bonuses and shares of Yahoo stock through the employee purchase program. Anyone knows?
Verizon/Yahoo Deal - Layoffs
No Major Layoffs Are Expected: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/major-layoffs-arent-expected-yahoo-914275
Lost job to China
There are so many IT layoff this year, how are we all going to find another job especially with China now even producing fab chips/asics. I know everyone thinks India/Indian's are a big threat and taking over our jobs. Yes, I agree to some point but... — read more
If they go the private equity route we are hosed
Used to work for a company that got gobbled up by a private equity firm, they went after cash flow and money making assets. Laid off every single person that was not 100% essential - milked cash flow and sold us in chunks. That's what'll happen - I... — read more
Here come more Layoffs
here is the story about the next wave of layoffs at yahoo http://www.marketwatch.com/story/yahoo-to-layoff-15-of-workfroce-explore-strategic-alternatives-live-blog-2016-02-02
Yahoo does not look good on your resume beyond 5 years.
A few of my buddies in the US and India who left Yahoo in the past 2 years after 5+ years of service have struggled clearing interviews or even getting calls for interviews. If you have "Analytics" on your resume at Yahoo, the chances of clearing... — read more
Media Missed OTHER Layoffs
It wasn't JUST the "digital magazine's" and engineers that were let go recently. A numerous group of Account Managers/AE's and AD's were let go yesterday from east to west coast. And then they are shutting down the Burbank office... I'm glad I got... — read more
People over 45 suck at ad sales?
Why do you think it's rare to find anyone over 45 in a sales position there vs. what you may have found five years ago? Is it because people over 45 suck at ad sales? Is it because they were all smart enough to get out before the company started... — read more
In 2014 the started stealth layoffs in small increments, but the numbers were smaller and less off putting to the majority, so those left behind were easily fooled into a false sense of superiority, thinking they were somehow better than those let go... — read more
I'm going to take my talents elsewhere. Anyone know if Altavista or Hotbot is hiring?
Yahoo Severance Payment
I kind of hope to get something similar to de Castro's package - he spent sweet 14 months here, and walked away with 60 million - MM, that's a great way to manage an enterprise, keep up your prudent and shrewd work
Wait until 2/25 for a WARN
the reports can be viewed by clicking links on this page: http://www.edd.ca.gov/jobs_and_training/Layoff_Services_WARN.htm the WARN report isn't listed yet for Yahoo (if it was submitted yesterday or today, it wouldn't be listed on the most recent... — read more
100+ Laid off in Sunnyvale - April 2016
A WARN notice filed, departing April 11 2016, engineering positions and management positions...
Still the same issues as in 2011 when I left
A) Horrendous capital allocation B) Weak and B-class Partnerships C) Non-existing cost control (and controls in general) D) Bloated workforce, uninterested and capitulated E) Convoluted decision making and silos mentality
Do you guys still read Tech Pulse Papers?
I was in Yahoo in US and moved to Yahoo in India. I had an offer in Dec 2014 to relocate to the US or take 9 months of salary (3 months of severance, 3 months of tech transfer, 2 months of bonus and 1 month additional that all employees got). The... — read more
Office Closures: Dubai, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Madrid, and Milan.
Why in the world would we want to operate offices in exotic locations is beyond me - what a waste!
Two segmented rounds, 1.8K each
That's what I heard, we know about the first one, the second one will be unleashed this Summer - an SVP level source, OOS
Yahoo Layoffs 2016
Now things will accelerate - I think pretty much everyone is running out of patience and there will be no more excuses and no more games played. Maynard Webb was clear today, but this time around 'exploring strategic initiatives' will not be bringing... — read more
Old people in the system doing the same thing for 10-15 years
No willingness to change, stonewalling and sabotage - this company will never change - I left in Feb 2015, I've had enough of it. It's very siloed and you'd be smart if you were to leave ASAP
Let Yahoo Layoffs Lawsuits Begin
This is just a beginning - here is the full coverage by NYT "A Yahoo Employee-Ranking System Is Challenged in Court": http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/02/technology/yahoo-employee-ranking-system-lawsuit.html?_r=0
Yahoo kill lists
Yahoo Restructuring Begins With Stealth Layoffs and ‘Invest/Maintain/Kill’ List http://recode.net/2016/01/28/yahoo-restructuring-begins-slowly-with-stealth-layoffs-and-investmaintainkill-list/