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Yahoo Layoffs

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Shawn Amos | Posted 06.09.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Welcome to this week's "60 Seconds of Social Media." In this episode, we take a look at the troubles facing Internet giant Yahoo and give you a primer on SEO and what it means for your Web site.

Yahoo Announces Massive Layoffs

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.04.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo's turnaround attempt is going to be messy. In his first three months on the job, CEO Scott Thompson has imposed the large...

Tech Giant May Axe Thousands Of Jobs Next Week

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, March 30 (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc will begin layoffs of thousands of employees next week and will announce a plan to restructure the com...

Yahoo CEO May Be Preparing Major Layoffs

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's new chief executive is preparing a significant restructuring of the Internet ...

Yahoo To Lay Off ANOTHER 100 To 150 Employees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo Inc. is laying off 100 to 150 workers in the latest sign of the pressures facing the Internet company as it begins the...

Yahoo Prepares To Lay Off Hundreds Of Workers

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc. is reducing its work force 4 percent as it hands out 600 layoff notices for the holidays. The job cuts announced Tue...

Yahoo: Major Layoffs Planned Under New CEO

Yahoo! Finance | Michael Liedtke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo Inc. is gearing up for its third round of mass layoffs in 14 months, signaling the long-slumping Internet company is still...

Yahoo To Cut Hundreds Of Jobs, Reports Reuters

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yahoo Inc is preparing to lay off several hundred workers in the first round of cuts since Carol Bartz became chief executive in January, a source wit...

Yahoo Layoffs Expected To Be Announced Today

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ahoo Inc. is expected to begin handing out pink slips Wednesday to about 1,500 workers who are losing their jobs as the Internet company tries to boos...

Yahoo Layoffs: Cutting by the Numbers, and Not Making the Same Mistakes Again

Susan Mernit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Mernit

I'm hoping that this time Yahoo is (finally) able to apply some smarts in the human capital area. Maybe this time the huge upheavals and chaos this reduction in force will create actually leaves the best and brightest on staff.

Yahoo Loses Another Top Executive, Hires Replacement

New York Times | Miguel Helft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In yet another defection from Yahoo's ever-thinning management ranks, Scott Moore, the senior vice president in charge of the company's media group, i...

Yahoo Layoff Memo Full Text

Silicon Alley Insider | Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yahoo is going to fire at least 10 percent of its global workforce by year-end, CEO Jerry Yang told employees in a company wide memo today (1400+). ...

Could Yahoo's Talent Exodus Be Good For The Tech Giant?

Wired | Betsy Schiffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here's the thing about the so-called "brain drain" at Yahoo: It could be great for the company. Over the last few months, Yahoo has lost a slew of bi...

The Yahoo Body Count: Who's Gone So Far

Silicon Alley Insider | Richard McRoskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We know that Yahoo is axing about 1,000 employees this month, but have yet to see a list of the pink-listed. Here's what we've been able to compile so...

Getting Fired At Yahoo: A Liveblog

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yahoo's Ryan Kuder was canned today. A drag for him, but a gift for the rest of us--because he Twittered it. A new form of literature is in the making...

Yahoo Layoffs Begin

Reuters Via ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As expected, Yahoo Inc began carrying out lay-offs up to 1,000 employees on Tuesday, as part of job cutbacks announced last month, several employees ...

Yahoo Going Forward With "Drastic" Layoffs: Source

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A source close to Yahoo reports that Jerry Yang has decided to go forward with aggressive layoffs. The source believes the layoffs will be announced o...

Yahoo Profits Sink; 1,000 To Be Laid Off

Los Angeles Times | Jessica Guynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Facing rising competition and shareholder unrest, Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday took steps to reverse its flagging fortunes, including its first layoffs since...

Yahoo to Lay Off 1,000 Workers

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc.'s financial funk deepened at the end of 2007, prompting the slumping Internet icon to draw up plans to lay off as man...

Yahoo To Lay Off Hundreds Of Jobs

AP | Miguel Helft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yahoo is planning to lay off hundreds of employees in an effort to increase its profitability, prop up its deflated stock price and narrow the focus o...

Analyst Calls For Layoffs At Yahoo

Silicon Valley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We've argued that Yahoo needs to cut 1,200 of its employees. Bernstein analyst Jeffrey Lindsay argues that the cuts need to go a lot deeper: 20% of th...