Employment articles

Google releases diversity data, and it isn't good

As promised, Google yesterday publicly released data on its workforce diversity. The move comes amid increasing pressure on the technology industry to hire more minorities and women, and while it's certainly a step in the right direction on Google's part, the…

AMD preparing to lay off 20-30% of workforce

Chipmaker AMD is purportedly preparing to lay off up to one-third of its workforce, according to All Things D and its sources familiar with the company's plans. Amongst positions proposed for elimination are sales and engineering -- a category which…

HP bumps layoffs up to 29,000, plans to invest more into R&D

In May, HP announced it would be cutting 27,000 jobs worldwide or about seven percent of its total workforce. However, yesterday ZDNet broke down HP's 10-Q quarterly SEC filing which spells out the elimination of 2,000 more jobs than previously stated, making for…