LinkedIn announces nearly 1,000 layoffs from sales and hiring divisions

LinkedIn announced approximately one thousand layoffs in a letter from the company’s CEO Ryan Roslansky today. Those employees represent about 6 percent of LinkedIn’s Global Sales and Talent Acquisition organizations. The layoffs are due to the current global pandemic’s effect on recruitment, according to Roslansky. The job cuts will come from the sales and hiring…

LinkedIn announces nearly 1,000 layoffs from sales and hiring divisions

LinkedIn announced approximately one thousand layoffs in a letter from the company’s CEO Ryan Roslansky today. Those employees represent about 6 percent of LinkedIn’s Global Sales and Talent Acquisition organizations. The layoffs are due to the current global pandemic’s effect on recruitment, according to Roslansky.
The job cuts will come from the sales and hiring divisions of LinkedIn around the world. Roslansky states in his letter that those laid off will receive at minimum ten weeks of severance pay. People affected in the United States will receive 12 months of health care. LinkedIn will also provide career transition assistance, immigration support, and the option to keep LinkedIn cell phones, laptops, and other recently purchased equipment for working from home. Affected employees may potentially be hired f
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