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Latest Round of Google layoff in hardware and Engineering Division 2024

The tech giant on its latest layoff set to let hundreds of people go from its digital assistant, hardware and Engineering division.

A spokesperson for Google said: “We’re responsibly investing in our company’s biggest priorities and the significant opportunities ahead. To best position us for these opportunities, throughout the second half of 2023 a number of our teams made changes to become more efficient and work better, and to align their resources to their biggest product priorities.

Some teams are continuing to make these kinds of organisational changes, which include some role eliminations globally. Any proposed organisational team changes are subject to local regulations and processes. We’re continuing to support any impacted employees as they look for new roles here at Google and beyond.”

A year ago its parent company Alphabet execuitves took a cost reduction pladge and to layoff 12000 employees, about 6-7% of its total workforce. The most of the impact is on its augumented reality hardware division.

The alphabet workers union in a post on X said “Google began another round of needless layoffs, Our members and teammates ork hard every day to build great products for our users and the company cannot continue to fire our coworkers while making billions every quarter. We wont stop fighting untill our jobs are safe”

Similaraly Facebook parent company Meta slashed more then 11000 jobs. Amazon also anounced to cut hundards of jobs from Twitch, prime video divisions.

The dream job companies known as FAANG in the tech industry have drastically lost their relevance in the post-covid world. These companies are currently competing in AI technology, along with OpenAI, and investing heavily in AI research. employment seekers and quality workforce are seeking for better options in the employment market, such as IT startups and other reliable multinational corporations.

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