A comprehensive list of 2023 tech layoffs

News Summary

  • Alerzo has laid off 15% of its full-time workforce, the company confirmed on March 6, leaving about 800 employees at the startup.Announced March 1, the company is letting go 15% of it’s workforce — roughly 285 employees.Announced March 1, Alphabet’s Waymo issued a second round of layoffs this year.
  • It’s not yet clear how many of Waymo’s staff will be affected.Announced on January 23, impacting around 6% of its global workforce — around 600 employees.Google’s parent company announced laying off 6% of its global workforce on January 21, equating to 12,000 employees.
  • In total, about 21,000 people have lost their jobs at Meta since November.Reliance Retail’s online shopping platform laid off over 1,000 employees on May 22, and plans to cut as many as 9,900 more roles over the coming weeks.Announced May 18 that the consulting firm laid off six people.
  • A spokesperson for Clubhouse declined to comment on the number of people impacted by today’s workforce reduction or the number of employees who remain at the company.
  • Despite reducing some roles, LinkedIn also plans to open about 250 new jobs on May 15.Announced May 5 that Rapid (previously known as RapidAPI) has laid off another 70 employees less than two weeks after letting go of 50% of its staff.
  • This is the second round of major layoffs at the crypto exchange, which eliminated 18% of its workforce, or nearly 1,100 jobs last June.The NFT marketplace is cutting 30% of its staff, announced on January 6.Announced on January 5, eliminating more than 18,000 roles.
Last years techwidereckoning continues. In 2023, layoffs have yet again cost tens of thousands of tech workers their jobs; this time, the workforce reductions have been driven by the biggest names in [+16571 chars]