Budapest Post

Cum Deo pro Patria et Libertate
Budapest, Europe and world news

Meta To Start Another Round Of Layoffs Next Week: Report

Meta To Start Another Round Of Layoffs Next Week: Report

Meta has been marketing 2023 as a "year of efficiency" in an effort to improve its financial performance and achieve long-term goals.
Facebook-parent Meta Platforms has said that it will be conducting another round of layoffs just two months after it let go 10,000 employees, as per a report in Vox News. This was communicated to the staff by the company's executives in a Q&A with employees on Thursday.

Meta's President of Global Affairs Nick Clegg said during the company meeting, "The third wave is going to happen next week. That affects everybody in the biz teams, including in my orgs. It's just a time of great anxiety and uncertainty. ... I wish I could have some easy way of providing solace or comfort. It is uncertain. And actually it's really increased my admiration for the way that everyone - notwithstanding that uncertainty - you're just displaying such resilience and professionalism."

The executive said that the layoffs "will follow a similar process" to the job cuts that took place in April. The Head of People Meta will send a note to staff members the afternoon before layoffs take place with information about when the process will start and which teams will be impacted. Further, Employees impacted by the job cuts will then be notified and then information will be sent to non-impacted employees. According to Mr Clegg, the company will request that any employee "whose job allows" should work from home, as per Vox News.

Melinda Davenport, the Director of Internal Communications at Meta, addressed the staff members before the executives took questions. "Real talk: We are still going through our layoffs and restructuring that you've heard all of our senior leaders mention. And while I know that it's a tough and tricky situation, we're going to try to answer all the questions that you may have." Ms Davenport added that the company "may not have all the answers that you're searching for" but the company is trying their best.

As per the outlet, several employees questioned whether there will be more layoffs in the future. To this, the Chief Technology Officer Andrew "Boz" Bosworth stated that they "don't have anything planned". He said, "The plan is to continue as we have done for a long time as a company and go forth and build and grow."

"I can't tell you if the revenue tanks and the economy tanks or costs go up for some reason or some kind of thing happens. You know, I can't know the future," he concluded.

It is to be noted that the company has been marketing 2023 as a "year of efficiency" in an effort to improve its financial performance and achieve long-term goals. To achieve the same, it is flattening the organisation, cancelling lower priority projects and slowing hiring. As per Reuters,
Meta has struggled with a "post-pandemic slump" in advertising spending from companies facing high inflation and rising interest rates.
Newsletter

Related Articles

0:00
0:00
Close
ICC Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders
Julian Assange Faces US Extradition: Key Facts
Jacob Zuma Takes Campaign to ANC Stronghold Soweto
Attempted Assassination of Slovakia PM Robert Fico: Investigation Ongoing
Top Tory MP Raises Concerns Over Government Green Targets
Keir Starmer’s Six Key Promises Evaluated
Slovakia Faces Political and Social Turmoil
France Riles Allies by Inviting Russia to D-Day Ceremony
Poland to Spend €2.3 Billion to Reinforce Border with Russia and Belarus
Poland Supports Rolls-Royce's Nuclear Power Plant Initiative
European Ports Overflow with Unsold Electric Vehicles
Esprit Files for Bankruptcy in Europe, Putting Hundreds of Jobs at Risk
Tesla Receives Approval for German Plant Expansion
Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico is in life-threatening condition after being shot multiple times
Xi Jinping Highlights Europe's Divisions Ahead of Putin Visit
German Court Rules AfD Can Be Monitored for Extremism
Xi Jinping Highlights Europe's Divisions Ahead of Putin Visit
UN General Assembly Approves Palestinian Membership Bid
Teens Forming Friendships with AI Chatbots
WhatsApp Rolls Out Major Redesign
Neuralink's First Brain Implant Experiences Issue
Apple Unveils New iPad Pro with M4 Chip, Misleading AI Claims
OpenAI to Announce Google Search Competitor
Apple Apologizes for Controversial iPad Pro Ad Featuring Instrument Destruction
Boeing 737 Catches Fire in Senegal, 10 Injured
Cruise Ship Arrives in NYC with Dead 44-Foot Whale on Bow
Trump lawyer questions Stormy Daniels' account of sex with Trump
Hunter Biden's Gun Charges Upheld, Trial Set for June
Last Indian soldiers leave Maldives
Espionage Scandal in Poland: Listening Devices Found Before Government Meeting
Apple Faces Significant Sales Decline Amid AI Integration Delay
Netanyahu's Firm Stance Amid Rafah Hostage Talks
New UK Laws: Banning Weak Passwords for Internet-Connected Devices to Enhance Cybersecurity
Spanish Prime Minister May Announce Resignation
New Study: Vaping May Lower Fertility in Women Trying to Get Pregnant
U.S. DOJ Seeks Three-Year Sentence for Binance Founder Changpeng Zhao
Orban: Destroy Liberal World Order - Predicts End This Year
Diplomatic Tensions: Sunak Clashes with Macron Over Rwanda Plan
A Jewish woman was kidnapped and raped in Gennevilliers (a suburb in western Paris), France, on the background of hatred for Israel
Russia: Deputy Defense Minister Arrested on Suspicion of Taking Bribes
Stanford Researchers Discover Child Abuse Material in AI Image Generator Dataset: Can Regulations Prevent Explicit Deepfakes of Children?
Record-Breaking 'Extreme Heat Stress' Days in Europe's Contrasting 2023 Summer: A Health Threat
Thousands Evacuated: 1,000-Kg NATO Bomb Removed from Serbian City
European Car Sales Drop 5.2% in March: Electric Vehicles Face Challenges Amidst Market Downturn and High Prices
Urgent Call from William Burns as Kyiv Braces for Russian Summer Offensive.
IMF Boosts Russia's 2024 Economic Growth Forecast to 3.2%
BOEING WHISTLEBLOWER: THE MAX AIRPLANE IS NOT SAFE!!!
Creative menu of a Pizza restaurant..
The communists couldn’t ban us and neither could the Brussels bureaucrats. The second day of the NatCon Talk conference is underway.
You can be a very successful player, but a player with character is another level!
×