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Sam’s Club Will Lay Off 2% Of Its Workers

Sam’s Club Will Lay Off 2% Of Its Workers

By Alex Williams January 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

In its largest wave of job cuts in four years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc announced Friday that it would be cutting 2 percent (2,300 jobs) of its workforce at its Sam’s Club retail warehouse chain; Sam’s Club has an estimated 116,000 …

Drugmaker, Merck Plans to Eliminate 20% of Workforce Drugmaker, Merck Plans to Eliminate 20% of Workforce

For months, the struggling New Jersey- based pharmaceutical conglomerate has been struggling, and the numbers they’ve been producing have only made their financial woes more evident. But, yesterday the company set a new plan of action in motion. Merck & …

More Huge Layoffs Coming to BlackBerry More Huge Layoffs Coming to BlackBerry

Throughout 2012, BlackBerry (RIM at the time) laid off thousands of workers in an attempt to shore up quarterly numbers. The company was still months away from the reveal of its BlackBerry 10 smartphones, and analysts had begun writing the …

RIM Trims the Fat with Substantial Job Cuts RIM Trims the Fat with Substantial Job Cuts

Research in Motion (RIM) has been struggling for awhile, and has definitely lost its foothold in the marketplace giving way to increasingly popular iOS and Android devices. While their BlackBerry line was once considered an enterprise communication standard, they are …

Nokia Cuts Jobs as it Struggles to Stay Afloat Nokia Cuts Jobs as it Struggles to Stay Afloat

Nokia is struggling to stay afloat ever since Apple introduced the iPhone.In fact, Samsung and Apple have gained huge handset market shares and Nokia is on a roll with four straight quarterly loses in a row. Today they announced a …

Microsoft Announces Another Round of Job Cuts
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Update: VentureBeat reports: "We’ve learned that Massive, the company’s in-game advertising business, suffered something like 75 percent layoffs."

Digg CEO Talks Future Plans

Jay Adelson  - Digg CEODigg CEO Jay Adelson announced some plans for Digg in 2009 today. They involve reducing workers in certain areas and adding workers in others.

Microsoft Cuts Construction, Yahoo Cuts Jobs
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It looks like Microsoft will be halting construction of new buildings around its Redmond headquarters. According to SeattlePI.com, an internal powerpoint presentation outlines plans. Joseph Tartakoff reports:

Google Shuts Down Services, Cuts Jobs
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Google has decided to shut down some of its services, as well as trim some recruiting jobs, and consolidate engineering offices. Services that Google is shutting down include:

Google Cuts Jobs, But Acquisitions Ahead
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Google submitted a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last month that has just recently come to light. The reason for this delay is perhaps that it was filed via paper-only.

Yahoo’s Guide to Laying Off Workers

Google’s frenemy Yahoo is laying off many people and provides a detailed guideline for management on how to tell employees the news. The guideline, which was leaked to Valleywag, contains instructions like the following:

Yahoo Flushing More Jobs
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Yahoo is expected to announce some job cuts tomorrow as they announce their third quarter earnings. The number of cuts has been rumored to be anywhere between 1,000 and 3,500. The company is no stranger to letting go chunks of employees, and with current economic conditions, it is no surprise that they are at it again. Rafat Ali at PaidContent.org writes:

Latest Yahoo Job Cut Figure: 700

Though other reports claim Yahoo plans to shed as many as 2,500 jobs, the current swirl of rumors whispers of a 700 position cut.