Posts tagged “Layoffs”

Updated October 5

Dozens laid off from Citrix's Raleigh hub but hiring to continue

International software firm Citrix, which has a major operation and hundreds of employees in Raleigh, is laying off employees around the globe. A spokesperson for Citrix confirms layoffs are underway.

October 5

State: Citrix still eligible for $5.7M in incentives

Citrix Systems  Despite layoffs disclosed Wednesday, software and services firm Citrix is still eligible to receive as much as $5.7 million in state tax incentives if the firm hits commitments for new jobs in Raleigh, according to the Department of Commerce.

Updated October 4

Premium Lock ShareFile founder Lipson pledges to help Citrix workers being laid off

Jesse Lipson, the founder of ShareFile who built it "from nothing" to selling the software firm to Citrix in 2011, calls the layoffs being made "very painful." He also says he'll work to help those losing jobs to find other opportunities.

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October 4

Citrix: Hiring will continue in Raleigh for ShareFile ops

Citrix will continue to hire in Raleigh to drive changes in its ShareFile operations even though the company is making job cuts across its global operations, a spokesperson says.

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Updated October 4

Why Citrix is making layoffs: The full statement

Layoffs        In a detailed statement, Citrix spokesperson Eric Armstrong provides the reasons for the layoffs now hitting Citrix around the world.

September 28

Cisco cutting jobs in San Jose, no word on RTP

Cisco's headquarters      Cisco Systems is cutting 310 jobs at its Jan Jose headquarters in California, the company said in a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) filing. No word has been said so far about cuts at its Research Triangle Park campus.

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Updated August 29

Premium Lock Bob Young steps into a big pile of goo with ex-Baylor coach hire (+ video)

Bob Young, co-founder of Red Hat, issues an apology to fans and supporters of his Hamilton Tiger-Cats after hiring and then quickly un-hiring controversial former Baylor football coach Art Giles. Sports Illustrated has labeled Giles as a person 'who doesn't deserve a second chance.' Young tried to give him one.

August 29

Premium Lock Battery tech firm Alevo shutting down, laying off 290

Alevo USA, a battery technology firm that in March said it would add 200 jobs as part of a $251 million expansion in Concord, is shutting down.

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July 31

Premium Lock Reports: IBM layoffs hit Watson Truven Health group, including RTP

IBM layoffs     Watson Health, one of IBM's bests for the future of the tech giant on cognitive computing and artificial intelligence, is laying off workers in its Watson health group. Among those losing their jobs are some workers in RTP, according to reports from employees.

July 21

Premium Lock Motion, control tech manufacturing plant to close, lay off 220 in Washington

Layoffs        ‚ÄčA Cleveland-based company that builds motion and control technologies plans to close its plant in Washington, North Carolina, and lay off 220 workers, according to a filing with the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Twitter cuts 9 percent of workforce + Graphical view: Slowing user growth

Twitter Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide. Plus: A graphical view of its slowing growth.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Yahoo to cut 1,700 jobs + A graphical view of the struggling tech giant

Marissa Mayer Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job. Plus: an interactive graphical view at Yahoo's shrinking headcount and other financial data.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Xerox, which is cutting 178 Cary jobs, will split; losses mount

Xerox  Xerox is separating into two independent publicly traded companies. It operates an outsourcing and call center in Cary where 178 jobs are being cut. The company also reports its 15th consecutive quarter of declining sales. Plus, here's a graphical look at Xerox shares.

June 8

Premium Lock Hey, Lowe's - Consider The Skinny an 'outsourced' customer after offshoring jobs

Layoffs        For years, The Skinny has been a very loyal customer at Lowe's buying everything from appliances to flowers, fertilizer to tools. No more. The Mooresville-based company says it is laying off some 125 IT workers, and "many" positions are being outsourced to India. So The Skinny is outsourcing home improvement shopping elsewhere. It's time to take a stand.

Updated March 31

Premium Lock IBM confirms new layoffs as part of a talent 'remix'

IBM layoffs     A Facebook page set up to give voice to IBM workers lit up Thursday with employees reporting another round of layoffs. An IBM spokesperson confirms that some jobs are being cut but affected workers "are being offered jobs" elsewhere within the company.

Updated March 23

Premium Lock Windsor Circle's CEO on pivot, layoffs: 'Buck stops with me'

When news broke that Windsor Circle, one of the Triangle's best-known emerging entrepreneurial companies, had laid off nearly half its staff, CEO and co-founder Matt Williamson didn't duck media questions. "Buck stops with me," he says. Some senior staff also were reduced to consulting roles, but Williamson insists the company;s culture hasn't been damaged.

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March 23

Premium Lock Inside the Windsor Circle pivot: Why the change, why the layoffs?

Windsor Circle co-founder and CEO Matt Williamson explains why the company is changing its focus to larger customers - and why the move meant the layoffs affecting nearly half the firm's staff.

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March 16

Premium Lock As Oracle cuts jobs, no discussion in trash-talking earnings call

Larry Ellison Is the parking lot at the former, massive Tekelec headquarters in Morrisville a lot more vacant these days? Oracle is continuing to cut jobs, but in a conference call about its latest earnings report Chair Larry Ellison and other execs skip restructuring while Ellison trashes Amazon.

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