the last quarter of 08 was a bombardment of IT layoffs in the Philippines. @ the start of 09 there had been news that microsoft itself will lay off 15000 of its workforce worldwide. here comes another sad news – google has announced layoffs of around 100 people – most of them from HR.
Accenture Manila released 500 of it’s people today (jan15)!!!!!
we’re still not so sure about the truth of this so feel free to confirm/correct me. if this is true, it’s indeed a sad day for our IT PINOYs today! 😦
“We know this change will be very difficult for the people concerned, and we hope that many of them will be able to find new roles at Google. They helped build this company, new hire by new hire, and we are enormously grateful for everything they have done.”
read more [here].