Springtime Job Slash

Springtime Job Slash

Springtime Job Slash


Who: 6,400 HP employees across the board, plus 24,600 additional employees related to HP’s acquisition of Electronic Data Systems

When: Over the next 12 months

Where: Palo Alto

Why: A drop in quarterly profit of 17 % forced this round of belt-tightening.

The economic slump continues, bringing with it a rash of technology-industry layoffs that IT workers may feel in their own jobs. The following are eight of the highest-impact layoffs announced by U.S.-based companies this spring.

By Ericka Chickowski

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