Meta & Google Are Laying Off Employees So Politely, You May Not Even Feel like Getting Fired

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22/09/2022 10:53 AM

You may have heard of the term ‘quiet quitting’ but here’s something new. Meta and Google have mastered the technique of quiet layoffs. They do so by instructing personnel to choose new positions following team reorganisations or dissolutions. Then, they extend the deadline for reapplying until certain employees are left without a position.

 

These quiet layoffs may be small-scale but make no mistake, people are getting fired nonetheless. The real benefit remains in the fact that such incidents don’t make the headlines too quickly. 

Other companies like IBM and Oracle have practiced something similar in the past. They got rid of employees in small batches over a...

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