Yahoo gearing up to layoff several hundred employees?

by admin April 15, 2009 at 6:34 pm

With an economy in the slumps, layoffs are an unfortunately all-too-common reality in the corporate scene. Yahoo is reportedly in preparations to unleash another round of mass cutbacks as early as this coming Tuesday, which may affect several hundred employees. This would be the third round of layoffs to hit the company in a little more than a year, cutting about 1,000 workers in early 2008 and then 1,400 more in the fourth quarter last year, finishing off the year with 13,600 employees.

Despite its online audience of 500 million people, Yahoo has seen a casual slowdown in growth and has lost ground to Google in search.

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