The cuts continue in Meta: the company led by Mark Zuckerberg is going to lay off 10,000 employees.
after having dismissed more than 11,000 employees, 13% of its workforceat the end of last year, Goal You have decided to “optimize” your staff list again with 10,000 new layoffsthat Mark Zuckerberg himself has confirmed through a statement shared with company employees and published by Meta on its official blog.
The statement begins by reviewing the company future plans regarding its new projects and objectives, and how the so-called “Year of Efficiency” will help to meet the goals that the company has established. Zuckerberg explains that, both the different waves of layoffs that have been taking place since the end of the year, as well as the internal restructuring of the company, they are going to help Goal to become a better technology company and to improve its financial performance in what it describes as “a difficult environment.”
One of the next measures to be carried out will be the 10,000 job cuts of your template. From Meta they explain that, in the coming months, the main leaders of each division within Meta will carry out restructuring tasks which will consist of cancel projects low priority and reduce staffing. In addition, even more layoffs will be announced within technology-focused groups. at the end of apriland within business groups at the end of May.
In all, it is expected to cut around 10,000 jobs. In addition, they will be discarded about 5,000 vacancies for which staff have not yet been found. Thus, it is expected that the Meta workforce will have around 65,000 employees in total, a significant reduction considering that, before starting to cut its workforce at the end of 2022, Meta had around 87,000 employees Worldwide.
This will be hard and there is no way around it. It will mean saying goodbye to talented and passionate colleagues who have been a part of our success. They have dedicated themselves to our mission and I am personally grateful for all their efforts. We will support people the same way we have before and treat everyone with the gratitude they deserve – Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta
Once the restructuring process is complete, Meta plans to start hiring again personnel and transfer some employees to other groups. After the summer, Meta also plans analyze how your new hybrid work model It has impacted the progress of the company. In this sense, despite the fact that Meta was one of the first companies to implement remote work During the 2020 pandemic, Zuckerberg is now encouraging employees to “find more opportunities to work in person with colleagues.”