Yahoo axes 14% of workforce

Yahoo has confirmed that it is changing into a ‘bold, new Yahoo’ with news that it is to cut 2,000 jobs from the company.Yahoo has been wobbling for some time now, so this restructuring will come as no surprise, but the number of people being let go shows how serious the company is in turning its fortunes around.It is thought that the 14 per cent cut in staff is likely to affect many areas of the business, including marketing and development.Speaking about the changes, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson said: “Today’s actions are an important next step toward a bold, new Yahoo – smaller, nimbler, more profitable and better equipped to innovate as fast as our customers and our industry require.”Our goal is to get back to our core purpose – putting our users and advertisers first – and we are moving aggressively to achieve that goal.”

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Yahoo axes 14% of workforce

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