Google announces hundreds of employees in recruitment department will be laid off

On September 13, 2023 local time, Google announced that it would lay off hundreds of employees in its recruitment department and reduce the size of its recruitment department.

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Google is cutting hundreds of jobs in its recruiting organization

Brian Ong, Google's vice president of recruiting, reported during a video conference on September 14, 2023, ``Unfortunately, we need to significantly reduce the size of our recruiting department.'' 'This was not an easy decision to make, and we understand that no one wants to lay off any employees,' he said, adding, 'Given the employment situation in the coming quarters, this is the right decision. ” states.

Employees targeted for dismissal will be notified of their dismissal via email after September 13, 2023.

Google spokesperson Courtenay Mencini reported, 'While we continue to make appropriate investments in the best engineering and technical talent, we are significantly slowing down the pace at which we hire new employees.' I am.

Mencini added, ``As a result, the amount of work requested from our recruitment department has decreased,'' adding, ``In order to continue to operate efficiently, we have made the difficult decision to reduce the size of our recruitment department.'' The employees affected by this termination will receive outplacement services and appropriate severance benefits. We will support these employees as they explore new opportunities within and outside of Google. 'I'm doing it,' he said.

Google will also lay off 12,000 employees, equivalent to about 6% of all employees, in January 2023. However, Google says that the latest employee layoffs are not part of the large-scale layoffs that took place in January.

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