Yahoo layoffs?

It looks like there are impending layoffs at Yahoo. What makes this weirder is I also hear stories that Yahoo is hiring – which makes me think that if layoffs are due, it's part of cutting divisions as well as rearguing – and any cuts are basically designed to quickly get rid of people.

My thoughts:

  • I think layoffs are inevitable, so if you're at Yahoo, be careful.
  • I still see hiring at Yahoo as possible, so if you're interviewing there, keep at it.
  • Yahoo is over as it is – or as a company. The question is do they scale back and focus or get bought/sell themselves off.
  • It's so inevitable that when it does happen it'll have little impact on the economy.

Steven Savage