27 Mar Google lets go of 200 marketers
The company says it’s offering outplacement support and severance pay.
Faced with economic kryptonite, even Google withers.
The company on Thursday said that it plans to cut about 200 marketing positions around the globe.
“[T]oday we have informed Googlers that we plan to reduce the number of roles within our sales and marketing organizations by just under 200 globally,” explained Omid Kordestani, senior VP of global sales and business development, in a blog post. “Making changes of this kind is never easy — and we recognize that the recession makes the timing even more difficult for the Googlers concerned.”
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