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March 5, 2012 by

Yahoo may cut 'thousands' of jobs

CEO Scott Thompson reportedly prepping major restructuring which will include "thousands" of layoffs. Yahoo declines comment, says leadership team in process of making "strategic change".

September 7, 2011 by

Yahoo fires Bartz from CEO post

Chief financial officer Tim Morse has become interim chief executive, following Carol Bartz's departure after two-and-a-half years heading up the struggling digital media company

January 25, 2011 by

Yahoo to layoff 140 as it prepares to release earnings

Yahoo today confirmed that it plans to layoff about 140 employees today, roughly one percent of its global workforce, as the company continues to struggle with a turnaround plan to revive it. The cuts are focused around the marketing team, according to an unnamed source who spoke to the New York Times.

December 13, 2010 by

Reports: 650-700 layoffs expected at Yahoo today

There won't be much holiday cheer at Yahoo today, if reports about a round of layoffs are true.Word is that anywhere from 650 to 700 people will lose their jobs today, mostly in the product groups headed by Blake Irving, a former Microsoft exec brought in by CEO Carol Bartz in April as part of a massive turnaround effort for the company.

December 9, 2008 by

Yahoo's leaky layoffs: Blow by blow

As most of the free world knows Yahoo layoffs begin today and they will happen live due to the number of employees involved, Twitter and tips that are filtering through numerous blogs.On the one hand Yahoo's layoffs are newsworthy, but is the company's restructuring all that different than any other company?

October 19, 2008 by

No surprise. Yahoo expected to announce layoffs

Word leaked out over the weekend that Yahoo is planning layoffs when it reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday afternoon. The exact number of jobs affected is unknown, thought sources told the San Jose Mercury News and Wall Street Journal that it would likely be more than 1,000.

February 13, 2008 by

Yahoo layoffs: 'The ultimate poison pill'?

Like RSS pioneer Dave Winer, I wonder what Microsoft thinks of Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang's choice of layoffs? He sure picked some high-profile, strategic folks who Microsoft would, no doubt, love to have added to its ranks as part of its planned Yahoo acquisition.

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