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John P. Mello Jr.
US Post Office to Test-Drive Autonomous Trucks
05/22/19 11:21 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1030 Words

"As the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of autonomous vehicles begins to show itself, we can absolutely expect layoffs," Ericho's Yaverbaum said. They're likely to occur "first, in response to new companies that use autonomous vehicles at the outset; and second, as companies...

Richard Adhikari
Following Protests, Google Cuts Temps, Vendors, Contractors a Fairer Deal
04/04/19 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1039 Words

The layoffs were to be implemented April 5 in most cases, and July 31 in others.

Full-time employees were barred from offering support to those laid off, because that apparently would have opened Google to legal action.

"That's when lawyers...

Peter Suciu
How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping the Workforce
05/17/19 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1495 Words

An economic downturn, which could compel corporations to seek ways to reduce costs, could result in layoffs , with workers replaced by machines. This has happened in past recessions, so it is safe to assume that the impact could be more severe with...

Rob Enderle
Layoffs: There's a Right Way
07/21/14 6:47 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1483 Words

There is actually a science to how to make layoffs , but much of that appears to have been lost over the last couple of decades. I have some theories as to why (I blame the Democrats and financial analysts) but how you...

Keith Regan
Report: Dot-Com Layoffs Rise in July
08/05/02 10:10 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 494 Words

... layoffs awakened from a midsummer slumber, more than doubling in July to 1,750 lost jobs , according to a Challenger, Gray and Christmas report . That makes July the third-worst month so far this year for Internet-related layoffs, behind May, which had...

Rob Enderle
Betrayals: Obama's Hollywood Sellout, Tech Companies' Layoffs
11/09/09 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1443 Words

The other is the growing number of layoffs in the tech segment. I'm of the firm belief that layoffs are typically the last resort of incompetent management . The downturn did require some corrections, but with a recovery looming, those reasons should now...

Michael Mahoney
Are All Dot-Com Layoffs Created Equal?
01/10/01 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 539 Words

The sheer number of layoffs have gotten most of the attention from industry observers, for good reason. On the other hand, the fact that the causes of the layoffs have varied considerably has often gone unnoticed.

"In the beginning, not many dot-com...

Keith Regan
Dot-Com Layoffs Top 1,000 for Second Straight Month
08/27/02 10:35 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 413 Words

Internet companies disclosed plans to cut 1,193 jobs in August, fewer than in July but enough to mark the second straight month in which dot-com layoffs exceeded 1,000, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas . "Is it a trend ? It's...

Elizabeth Blakey
Tech Sector Layoffs: Not What You Think
03/15/01 6:19 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 777 Words

... the common perception that the recent wave of technology layoffs is due to companies being unable to make payroll, it appears that is not necessarily the case. While some embattled dot-coms and tech companies are certainly at the end of their financial...

Clare Saliba
Stirring Up Unrest with Tech Layoffs
10/03/01 10:25 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1009 Words

... many companies in the technology and e-commerce spaces have undertaken mass employee layoffs in order to cut costs and prop up sagging earnings, industry analysts say that a nagging question remains. Are these organizations paying too high a price for their pursuit...

Michael Mahoney
E-Commerce Layoffs: Storm on the Tech Frontier
05/08/01 6:26 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 632 Words

... there might be more hand-wringing over dot-com layoffs than is truly warranted, e-commerce watchers have as much right to be concerned about recent job-cut trends as anyone in other segments of the high-tech sector. Data for April released by job placement firm...

Keith Regan
Dot-Com Layoffs Reach High-Water Mark
09/26/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 459 Words

Chicago, Illinois-based executive search firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., which has been conducting its informal tracking of dot-com layoffs for nearly two years, said it documented 4,805 layoffs this month, a 15 percent increase over August and more than double the 2,194...

Elizabeth Blakey
One Year Ago: Report: Dot-Com Layoffs Hit Record High in January
02/07/02 4:25 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 530 Words

E-commerce and tech layoffs continue to mount, hitting a record number of 44,851 for the month of January, according to a report released by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

The executive placement firm, which tracks daily job cuts in various sectors, found that...

Elizabeth Blakey
Report: Dot-Com Layoffs Hit Record High in January
02/07/01 5:10 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 515 Words

... and tech layoffs continue to mount, hitting a record number of 44,851 for the month of January, according to a report released Tuesday by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The executive placement firm, which tracks daily job cuts in various sectors, found that...

Keith Regan
Dot-Com Layoffs Jump in March
03/29/02 10:45 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 413 Words

The abrupt jump in Internet-related layoffs put an end to a four-month run of declining cuts.

New Trend

The March layoffs bring the total for 2002 to 4,021 job cuts, just a fraction of the 34,010 layoffs...

Keith Regan
Report: Dot-Com Layoffs Drop in December
01/02/02 11:32 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 476 Words

... number of layoffs announced by Internet companies fell to a 17-month low in December, raising hopes for a more upbeat 2002, according to a report from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas . Dot-com companies cut 2,403 jobs in December, a 17...

Lori Enos
Intershop Announces U.S. Layoffs
01/16/01 11:03 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 495 Words

The layoffs , which are effective immediately, represent approximately 30 percent of the company's U.S. workforce. The Hamburg, Germany-based company bases its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, California and has operations in New York City, Denver, Colorado; Chicago, Illinois; Charlotte, North Carolina;...

Jeff Meisner
IBM Mum on Reported Layoffs
01/27/09 3:38 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 574 Words

Despite the rumors of impending layoffs , Big Blue's stock closed up .07 percent at US$91.66 per share on Tuesday.

The lack of a reaction by Wall Street may be an indication that any layoffs at IBM may have more to...

Michael Mahoney
After Lull, Dot-Com Layoffs Set Record in April
04/27/01 5:52 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 482 Words

... two consecutive months of declining layoffs , dot-com companies made a record 17,554 job cuts in April, marking an 84 percent increase over the 9,533 e-business jobs cut in March, according to a report released Thursday by job placement firm Challenger, Gray...

Nora Macaluso
No End in Sight for Dot-Com Layoffs
12/15/00 4:34 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 691 Words

... bad news from Internet companies continues unabated, with recent days bringing more reports of layoffs and grim financial forecasts. Internet consulting firms Organic and, as well as, a company that operates an Internet keyword system , are among the latest...

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